The calculation of the gun under the command of Sergeant Ilya Alagashev fired at the positions of the militants. The Nationalists fought back. During the artillery duel, despite the threat to his life and subordinate personnel, Sergeant Alagashev did not leave his position. Demonstrating skill and professionalism, Sergeant Alagashev continued to direct the actions of the calculation. On September 7, the Russian Defense Ministry announced new exploits of the Russian military, who are performing tasks during a special operation to protect the civilian population of Donbass.
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As a result of the competent and decisive actions of Sergeant Ilya Alagashev and thanks to the professionalism of his subordinates, eight nationalists and one enemy gun were destroyed in battle. For courage and courage in battle, Sergeant Ilya Alagashev was awarded the Suvorov medal.
The department also noted the courage of junior sergeant Viktor Dorokhov. As part of a battalion-tactical group, he participated in crossing the river and occupying a line in the area of a settlement controlled by Ukrainian militants. His task was to provide communication between units within the group and the commander.
When the Russian troops were crossing the river, the enemy opened mortar fire on them. As a result of the battle, the advanced units of the battalion tactical group were able to dislodge the nationalists from their positions, securely gain a foothold on the opposite bank and ensure a safe crossing for the troops. The communication system within the group, competently organized by Viktor Dorokhov, helped to quickly adjust artillery fire and make sudden maneuvers.
The calculation of senior sergeant Yevgeny Vagner supported Russian motorized riflemen during the liberation of one of the settlements from the nationalists. During the clash, Yevgeny Vagner discovered small-sized enemy drones leading reconnaissance. Instantly orienting himself in the situation, Yevgeny Vagner hit enemy drones with fire from a machine gun mounted on an infantry fighting vehicle. The enemy, suffering losses from the guns under the command of Sergeant Wagner, retreated under the pressure of the advancing motorized riflemen and left the settlement.
On the eve of the Ministry of Defense spoke about the feat of Corporal Artur Gavrilov. During the battle with Ukrainian saboteurs, he personally destroyed three nationalists. After the battle, while inspecting the positions of the enemy, he discovered and handed over to the headquarters the documents of the saboteurs, which contained information about the areas of operation of their reconnaissance groups.
Russia continues the special operation to protect the Donbass, the beginning of which President Vladimir Putin announced on February 24. A few days earlier, the situation in the region escalated significantly due to shelling by the Ukrainian military. The authorities of the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics announced the evacuation of residents to the Russian Federation, and also turned to Moscow for help. On February 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree recognizing the independence of the DPR and LPR.