A dozen elite Russian troopers have been killed by Ukrainians in struggle for Mariupol | News

Greater than a dozen Russian Spetsnaz fighters have been killed in Mariupol as President Putin’s devastating assault on the strategic port continues to satisfy fierce Ukrainian resistance.

At this time Ukrainian forces claimed they’d “liquidated” three elite fighters after capturing a Tigr armoured car throughout intense preventing within the port metropolis on the Sea of Azov. One of many GRU troopers who died had adopted Joseph Stalin’s birthname as a pseudonym.

Navy specialists imagine that 11 members from one GRU Spetsnaz brigade had already perished within the battle for Mariupol earlier this month.

The GRU Spetsnaz specialize in high-risk operations behind enemy traces. The novichok poisonings in Salisbury in 2018 had been carried out by three members of the GRU.

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