A colleague told me about the dead in Syria, the Russian military adviser
YEKATERINBURG, may 3 — RIA Novosti. Russian military adviser, Colonel Alexei buchelnikov, who was killed in Syria, was a kind and sociable person, he had many friends, told RIA Novosti the head of the Tokarev, which he studied with Aleksey Bucelnikova in the Ekaterinburg higher artillery command school (EVACO) and served with him in the same division.
On Tuesday, the defense Ministry reported that the buchelnikov was in Syria in the group of Russian military advisors, performing the task of training the personnel of the artillery units of the Syrian forces. During the military training of the Syrian unit came under sniper fire fighters. Buchelnikov the Colonel was fatally wounded.
“In school we were not familiar, met in 2005 on the teachings of Totsky military range. He served in Karabash (Chelyabinsk oblast), and I’m in Verkhnyaya Pyshma (Sverdlovsk oblast). He was then a senior Lieutenant, and I a Lieutenant, Junior in rank, in the school with their year arrived, but I had friends in the branch in which he has served. A good, good guy. Sociable, friends were many. After the exercises a couple of times intersect with it. Very sorry for him,” said Ignat Tokarev.
Alexey buchelnikov submitted to the state award posthumously. On Wednesday he was buried in Yekaterinburg.