Yuri Levashev, commander of terrorist reconnaissance unit, destroyed near Mariupol. PHOTO

The anti-terrorist operation forces eliminated commander of a reconnaissance unit from Akademgorodok, the Novosibirsk region, Russia, Yuri Levashev near Mariupol. It is mentioned that the 32-year-old mercenary died in a battle on Jan. 23.

As reported by city portal of Russian Berdsk, he went to the war as a volunteer, Censor.NET informs.

However, he participated in combat activities before, during the Chechen War.

Mother of the killed mercenary, Irina Levasheva, posted on her webpage in the social network: "My dear son, Yurochka, rest in peace."

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Levashev himself was online on his Vkontakte page on Jan. 23 at 18:31for the last time.

Another Russian who 'got lost in Ukraine' was also killed at the same time near Mariupol, the Russian medium informed.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/p321616