Media reported taken prisoner near Lugansk Russian scout

Media reported taken prisoner near Lugansk Russian scout

According to “bi-Bi-si”, 22-year-old citizen of Russia was taken prisoner as a result of clashes on June 24.

Moscow. June 28. INTERFAX.RU — the Russian contractor Victor Ageev was taken prisoner by the Ukrainian military during the fighting near Lugansk, said on Tuesday “Bi-Bi-si” with reference to sources in military circles of Ukraine.

According to the publication, on June 24 near the village of Zholobok in Luhansk region reported involving soldiers of the 93rd separate mechanized brigade of the Ukrainian armed forces and the reconnaissance of the 4th mechanized brigade of the 2nd army corps of the self-proclaimed Luhansk national Republic (LNR). As a result, the commander of the militias, which the publication of “bi-Bi-si” referring to the Ukrainian media calls regular Russian officer was killed and four soldiers were taken prisoner.

The defense Ministry of Ukraine in response to the request publication confirmed that among them was 22-year-old citizen of the Russian Federation of the Altai territory Viktor Ageev.

“Bi-bi-si” has found out that in 2015-2016, he served at the call of stationed in Novocherkassk, Rostov region. Colleagues Ageeva said that after that he went to serve under the contract in military intelligence, but they do not know what part.

According to mother Ageeva, a new place of service became the son of Bataysk in the Rostov region. The last time the son came out to her almost a month ago and his fate from then she knows nothing.

In the Russian defense Ministry comment on this issue refused.