The dead in Syria, the su-25 pilot is promoted to the rank of Hero of Russia

The su-25 on the base Hamim

© Vadim Grishanin/Office of the press service and information Ministry of defense of Russia/TASS

MOSCOW, February 5. /TASS./ Pilot su-25 Roman Filipov, who was killed in battle with terrorists in Syria presented by Russia’s defence Minister Sergei Shoigu to the rank of Hero of Russia posthumously. This was announced on Monday, the Russian defense Ministry.