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A Big Salute to Major Sergey Solnechnikov – Hero of Russia

A Big Salute to Major Sergey Solnechnikov – Hero of Russia

A battalion commander who died on  March 28, sacrificing his life to save young conscripts, after acting as a human shield to protect a soldier from a grenade blast on Wednesday probably saved dozens of lives, an army officer has said.
Major Sergei Solnechnikov pushed the soldier away from a grenade and threw himself over it after it bounced off a trench during training exercises at a Far Eastern military base in the town of Belogorsk.Continue Reading