Know about Russian Black sea captain Andrey Paliy Killed in Ukraine

Ground Report | New Delhi: Andrey Paliy; Ukraine government claimed that its forces had shot dead the deputy commander of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet in another significant blow to Vladimir Putin’s forces. Captain First Rank Andrey Paliy, 51, is the only high-ranking naval officer allegedly killed in the war in Ukraine, although kyiv claims to have killed five army generals.

He was reportedly involved in Russian naval attacks near the port city of Mariupol when he died, although the exact circumstances of his death are unknown. Moscow has not yet officially acknowledged his death, but it seems to have been confirmed by his Russian compatriot Konstantin Tsarenko, secretary of the public council of the Sevastopol Nakhimov Naval School.

According to the reports of The Sun, Ukrainian official Anton Gerashchenko also claimed that Paliy had been killed on Sunday without giving further details. Paliy was born in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, but refused to take the Ukrainian military oath in 1993, opting instead to serve in Russia’s Northern Fleet.

It came as Russia claimed to have attacked a training facility for foreign fighters killing more than 100 non-Ukrainian special forces and mercenaries.

Paliy’s death appeared to be confirmed by a Russian friend, Konstantin Tsarenko, secretary of the public council of the Sevastopol Nakhimov Naval School, although Moscow has not officially acknowledged this.

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The main war casualties of Russia’s top brass

Captain First Rank Andrey Paliy – Deputy Commander of the Russian Black Sea Fleet, allegedly involved in attacks by Russian Marines near Mariupol

Sergei Sukharev: Colonel of the 331st Guards Parachute Assault Regiment, Kostroma. He died in Ukraine together with Sergeant Major Sergei Lebedev, Sergeant Alexander Limonov and Corporal Yuri Degtyaryov from the same regiment.

Major General Oleg Mityaev – Commander of the 150th Elite Motorized Rifle Division

Major General Andrei Kolesnikov: Commander of the 29th Army of the Combined Army

Major General Vitaly Gerasimov – First Deputy Commander of the Russian 41st Army who participated in operations in Syria and Crimea.

Major General Andrei Sukhovetsky – Deputy Commander of the 41st Combined Arms Army of the Central Military District killed during a special operation by a sniper

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