Censor.NET reports citing the Main Intelligence Department of the Ministry of Defense.
Elimination of Russian troops of the 9th Special Motorized Marine Rifle Regiment (Novoazovsk) of the 1st Army Corps has been confirmed. Senior lieutenant Andrey Voinov was killed during an unsuccessful attempt of an intelligence-subversive group to get out of encirclement. Three more soldiers, including Private First Class Maksim Ilyushchenko, have been injured.
The commander of the regiment, Colonel of the Armed Forces of Russia Dmitriy Bondarev (Yevgeniy Kovalenko according to cover documents, photo below) is trying to hide the true cause of death and injury of his subordinates.
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