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BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:00 P.M.) – A Russian soldier has been reported killed in action (KIA) by the Kremlin, Tuesday, after militants targeted the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) positions in the Hama Governorate.

According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, Captain Nikolay Afansov was advising a Syrian Arab Army unit in the Hama Governorate when militants launched an attack on their positions.

The captain was granted a state decoration posthumously, RT reported.

Captain Afansov is the first Russian serviceman to be killed in Syria over the last two months.

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Another brave man fighting for the Freedom of Man from faceless Western corporations.

R.I.P Captain Nikolay Afansov.

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A poor man killed by democrazzies 🙁

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Glory to him.

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Eternal glory to this hero, felt to the plague he contributed to eradicate.
Nevertheless it’s pretty disgusting noticing some taking profit from an eulogy to promote their political rants, and not only Cpt.Afansov one.
The memory of the fallen deserve the highest respect for their ultimate sacrifice and so not to be tainted by some cheap vomiting