Died in Syria military KBR was awarded the order of Courage

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Killed in Syria in March of this year in a plane crash two soldiers from Kabardino-Balkaria – Zalim Bogatyrev and warrior of Chabdarov – awarded the order of Courage posthumously, the awards were presented to the families of dead soldiers, the press-service of administration of the chegemsky district of the Republic.

Russian military transport aircraft An-26 crashed while landing at the airport Hamim 6 March this year. On Board, according to the defense Ministry, there were 33 passengers and six crew members. They are all members of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation. Among the dead were two soldiers from Kabardino-Balkaria — 28-the summer senior Sergeant of contract service Zalim Bogatyrev and 27-year-old younger Sergeant of contract service Batyr of Chabdarov. In may in memory of Bogatyrev in the building of school №4 of the city of Chegem, where he studied, opened a memorial plaque.

«By the decree of the President of the Russian Federation for courage and bravery shown during the performance of military duty, the order of Courage (posthumously) awarded Junior Sergeant of contract service Batyr of Chabdarov and senior Sergeant of contract service Zalim Bogatyrev», — stated in the message.

The ceremony of awards to relatives of fallen soldiers was held in the local administration of the chegemsky municipal area.

«The head of the district administration Arthur Tekushev expressed to the families and friends of the victims my sincere condolences and thanked them for raising a decent, loyal sons of the Fatherland, honest, and to the end fulfilling their military duty,» — said the press service.

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