(NewsReady.com) – The Russian war against Ukraine is moving into its fourth week, and both sides have reportedly sustained heavy casualties. Thousands of people, both civilians and members of both militaries, have lost their lives in the war. Recently, Russian President Vladimir Putin lost another of his top military commanders.
On March 20, Ukraine announced its military killed Post-Captain Andrei Paliy, 51, while he was fighting near Mariupol. The Russian military man was the deputy commander of the country’s Black Sea Fleet. He was actually born in Kyiv and went to Kiev Higher Naval Political School. He served as the National Guard of Ukraine’s deputy company commander before leaving to go serve in the Russian military.
A deputy commander of Russia's Black Sea Fleet, Captain of the First Rank Andrei Paliy, was killed during fighting in the region of the southern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, two senior Russian officials said.#Ukraine #UkraineRussiaWar
— Michael Holmes (@holmescnn) March 20, 2022
According to reports, Paliy was one of six high-ranking Russian military leaders to allegedly die during the war. Russian Lieutenant-General Andrei Mordvichev also reportedly died over the weekend when Ukrainians hit an airfield in Chornobayivka.
Russian Major Generals Oleg Mityaev, Andrei Kolesnikov, Vitaly Gerasimov, and Andrei Sukhovetsky have also allegedly been killed during the war. The Kremlin has not commented on any of their deaths. In fact, Moscow is accused of trying to conceal the real cost of the war Putin started by moving thousands of bodies of dead soldiers in the middle of the night.
The casualties are leaving many to wonder: when is the bloodshed going to end?
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