Russian Naval Officer Killed in Mariupol, officials confirm death
Although Kyiv claims to have killed five army generals, first rank captain Andrey Paliy, 51, is the only senior naval officer allegedly killed in the conflict in Ukraine.
Ukraine claims to have killed the deputy commander of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet, dealing another major setback to Vladimir Putin.
According TheHill, Colonel Sergeie Sukharev of the 331st Guards Parachute Assault Regiment was killed on March 18, while Major General Andrei Sukhovetsky was killed in February by a sniper.
Sukhovetsky was the 41st Combined Arms Army’s deputy commander.
Ukrainian military intelligence announced Major General Vitaly Gerasimov’s death on March 7 based on an intercepted radio call.