Kremlin mourns “true heroes”
Another Russian general was killed in Ukraine
4/17/2022, 7:32 p.m.
In the war against Ukraine, Moscow loses another high-ranking official. Russia confirms the death of Major General Frolov, who was buried with military honors in St. Petersburg. According to Kiev, this is the eighth Russian general killed in Ukraine.
Another Russian general was killed in fighting in Ukraine. Russian state media have reported that Maj. Gen. Vladimir Frolov, deputy commander of the Eighth Army, was buried with military honors in St. Petersburg on Saturday. Mayor Alexander Beklov attended the mourning ceremony.
Beklov called Frolov a “true hero.” The general died “a brave death in the war with the Ukrainian nationalists”. “He gave his life so that children, women and the elderly in Donbass would no longer hear the sound of bombs,” the governor said, according to a report in the Kremlin-affiliated newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda.
It is unknown at this time what he did after leaving the post. This is the first funeral of such a high-ranking soldier in St. Petersburg since the war began on February 24.
“I came home the right way”
Prior to the invasion of Ukraine, the 8th Army was stationed in the Rostov region of southern Russia. Ukrainian sources say Lieutenant General Andrei Mortvich, the army commander, was killed in an airstrike on March 18 at the Chernobyl airport near the occupied city of Gershon. Russia has not confirmed his death. At the end of March, Russian state television showed the alleged images Was to see, How the ruler of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov met Mortvich in Mariupol. According to the NTV / RDL Verification Committee, the records are Mortwich’s records, but cannot be timed.
The government in Kiev has not yet commented on Frolo’s death. The Ukrainian armed forces shared a photo of Frolo’s grave on Twitter: “Another invader has returned home the right way”.
Ukrainian media now report that a total of eight Russian generals have been killed in Ukraine since the beginning of the war. So far, Russia has only confirmed the death of Andrei Tsukhovsky, deputy commander of the 41st Army. As in the case of Frolov, there is no official information on the place and circumstances of his death.
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