SOFREP presents you a list of Russian colonels and lieutenant colonels who have been reportedly killed in Ukraine. Russian sources such as propagandists, news sites, and Telegram Channels have not confirmed some of these names.

Note that the dates of their deaths may also be when their deaths were leaked to the public. Furthermore, the specific dates of when they were killed, especially when the war is ongoing, are difficult to confirm; thus, these dates may differ from source to source.

SOFREP will update this list as more informations becomes available.

List of Russian Colonels Killed in Ukraine

37. Colonel Sergei Krasnikov was reported to be killed in action on June 15. Commander, Mortar Battalion, 40th Separate Naval Infantry Brigade, Pacific Fleet.

36. Colonel Sergei Postnov was reportedly killed in action on June 15. Propagandist, Head of the Information Response Group, 1st Department, Department for Interaction with the Media of Regardie.

35. Colonel Yaroslav “Chili” Shkurgan was reported killed in action on June 14. Commander, Sparta Battalion, 1st Army Corps, DPR Militia.

34. Colonel Ruslan Shirin was reportedly killed in action on June 8. Chief of Staff, 336th Separate Guards Naval Infantry Brigade.

33. Ret. Belarusian Colonel Nikolai Markov, reportedly killed in action, was shot down over Popasna on May 26. “Independent Pilot,” Su-25, Wagner Group.