Another Russian soldier was killed in Syria, as reported by Russian blogger from St Petersburg, Anatoly Nesmiyan, also known under the alias “el murid”.
The post on Nesmiyan’s LiveJournal page points to VKontakte (Russian social network ) post with the picture of the killed soldier and the details of the incident.
The soldier, 39-year-old Alexander Zangiev, native of the city of Krasnodar, was killed in the explosion when the armored personnel carrier, he was in, hit a road side bomb. A few other soldiers were reportedly killed too.The incident took place near the town of Tias in the Syrian province of Homs on February 22.
Nesmiyan’s post is titled “No losses’ referring to Russia’s silence about its losses in Syria.