Journalists managed to talk with the father of the don Cossack Roman Zabolotnyi, allegedly captured by the militants of the “Islamic state” in Syria. On Wednesday, October 4, RIA Novosti reported.
“Of course I am, but I will not say anything”, — said the commander of the national guard Rassvetovskogo rural settlement Vasily Zabolotny. When asked whether it will be to do something, Zabolotny Sr. answered “Sure”.
Earlier on 4 October, the press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov commented on the situation of prisoners of war in Syria. According to him, need to find a more credible confirmation of the fact. He added that the information will be checked “all possible channels”.
On the eve controlled by the militants of the “Islamic state” (IG, a group banned in Russia), the Agency “Amak” released the video, which featured men calling themselves captured by the Russian military. One of them is a Roman Zabolotnyi and says he is a native of Rostov region. The second man was silent, but first calls his name — Gregory M. Turcanu. On the same day it became known that the father of the city — the commander of the Cossack brigade.
A few days before this “Amak” reported the death of one Russian citizen and getting captured two more. The defense Ministry denied this information.