“We remind you that retribution awaits all war criminals – we know your names, addresses, car numbers, usual routes and habits. Justice is inevitable!” HUR wrote on its website, publishing the pilot’s photos and images apparently taken at the scene of the crime.
HUR further stated that the mentioned Russian Air Force pilot was born on June 23, 1983 and served at the Engels Air Base (Military Unit 06987). “He was directly involved in the rocket attacks on civilian objects in Ukraine and the killing of our people,” HUR said.
“As a result of the attack, Oleg Stegachev suffered gunshot wounds. Whether he survived or not – we will clarify,” added Ukrainian intelligence.
Ukraine faced a massive air attack. Missiles hit Kiev, water and gas are not available
As reported by the Ukrainian news agency Unian, Russia has strategic bombers, which it uses to attack Ukraine, at various airports. Engels 2 military airport, where Tu-160 aircraft are located, is considered one of the bases.
Another Russian general may have died in the strike on the Belbek airport in Crimea
Zelenskyi: Russia really feels the pain of your actions
On Saturday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy awarded HUR soldiers for the performance of special combat missions, especially for the destruction of the Russian missile boat Ivanovets.
“You have done a lot, HUR soldiers have done a lot on land and sea. Russia really feels the pain of your actions, of your brothers’ actions, and it is important that the Russian culprits of this war lose daily. A complex operation during the raid on the Donuzlav Lake – six direct hits by naval drones on the hull of the Ivanovka. It was really powerful. And I thank you for this strength,” said Zelenskyy at the ceremony, according to the newspaper Ukrainska Pravda.