Twoparatroopers Leonid Kichatkin born in 1984 and Alexander Osipovborn in 1993 were buried in the cemetery of the village Vybuty nearthe Pskov Airborne Division landfill in the morning of August 25.The dates of their deaths were 19 and 20 of this year August,respectively. The causes of their deaths were not named. A memorialceremony was held under police guard in the Church of Elijah theProphet in Vybuty.
Earlier, the Russian Defense Ministry denied NATO claims onthe possible involvement of Pskov Division troops, partly stationedin the Rostov region, in "active hostilities" in Ukraine. A numberof Ukrainian media reported on August 21 that they could have beenkilled in the ATO area.
It waspreviously reported, that two unknown persons attacked journalistsof Russian media Dozhd, Russkaya Planeta, Fontanka and Novaya atanother cemetery near Pskov in the afternoon on August 26 trying toget more detailed information about the death of theparatroopers.
Theythrew stones at the reporters' car and pierced twotires.