Death: the commander of Russia’s 49th Combined Arms Army, was killed by Ukrainian troops – Lieutenant-General Yakov Rezantsev, commander of the Russian Southern Military District’s 49th Combined Arms Army, was killed by Ukrainian troops. According to a Ukrinform journalist, Oleksiy Arestovych, a freelance consultant to the head of the President’s Office, said this at a briefing on Friday, March 25.
According to ukrinform.net, “Our men murdered the commander of the 49th Combined Arms Army of the Southern Military District of Russia, Lieutenant-General Yakov Vladimirovich Rezantsev, over the past day, as we previously stated and can now say for certainty,” he claimed.
According to Arestovych, the enemy general was killed at the Chornobaivka airfield in Kherson. Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a full-scale invasion of Ukraine on February 24. Artillery, multiple rocket launchers, and ballistic missiles have been used by Russian troops to shell and destroy infrastructure and residential sections of Ukrainian cities and villages.