The head of the Krasnoturinsk police, Colonel Strebkov, died at the age of 63 Krasnoturinsk Colonel Valery Strebkov. This was reported to “Lente.ru” by the press secretary of the Sverdlovsk headquarters of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Valery Gorelykh.
The colonel has worked in the internal affairs bodies for 37 years. According to Gorelykh, under him the regional department for a long time occupied a leading position in terms of performance and was regularly noted by the commander-in-chief as one of the best in the garrison.
Strebkov was awarded a personal weapon, a medal of the Order of Merit to the Fatherland, II degree, medals “For impeccable service” and “For valor in the service.” As part of the famous special forces “Thunder” (“Alpha”), he participated in the famous assault on the palace of Hafizullah Amin in Afghanistan in 1979. During the special operation Kuznetsov was seriously wounded in the thigh and later awarded the Order of the Red Banner.