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Who Is Oleg Mitjajev General From Russia? Oleg Mitjajev was a Russian commander who died in Ukraine, according to reports.
The Russian invasion of Ukraine continues, but Ukrainians are resisting and fighting valiantly to rescue their motherland.
While many soldiers and residents have died in Ukraine, they have also done their utmost to defend themselves, taking down several Russian military generals and majors.
Recently, there have been reports that the Ukrainian forces had killed another Russian army general, Oleg Mityaev, whose surname is frequently misread as Mitjajev.
Who Is Oleg Mitjajev aka Oleg Mityaev General From Russia?
Oleg Mitjajev, a general from Russia, has died in Ukraine. However, his real name is Oleg Mityaev which some netizens have mistaken for Mitjajev.
According to Ukrainian Interior Ministry adviser Anton Gerashchenko, Maj. Gen. Oleg Mityaev died Tuesday during the storming of Mariupol. He posted a photo of the deceased Commander on Telegram, writes The Washington Times.
In his evening address, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy mentioned the death of another Russian general but did not reveal his identity. Thus, people believe it should be Oleg.
The FOURTH Russian major general to be KILLED in Ukraine is Oleg Mityaev. His death follows at least three others — Andrei Sukhovetsky, Vitaly Gerasimov and Andrei Kolesnikov.
— Jon Cooper (@joncoopertweets) March 15, 2022
He was the Commander of the 150th motorized rifle division that had fought in Syria. He has lost his life in Putin’s war. There is no additional information about him on the internet.
Was Oleg Mityaev Shot In Ukraine?
Many people on the internet are sharing the news regarding Oleg Mityayev, who is said to have been shot in Ukraine and died. However, the Russian military has not confirmed his death yet.
If the news turns out to be true, he will be the fourth general who would be on the list of casualties in the war. Previously, Andrey Sukhovetsky, Maj-Gen Vitaly Gerasimov, and Andrei Kolesnikov were killed.
Ukraine says a fourth Russian general, Maj. Gen. Oleg Mityaev, has been killed in fighting, this time during an offensive in Mariupol. For full coverage: https://t.co/GiwUgVjGd4 https://t.co/myVJEFmcpQ
— The Associated Press (@AP) March 16, 2022
While these are just a few people whose death has been reported correctly, there are thousands of other lives lost in the war whose count is not even mentioned by Russia.
Many news outlets and people around the world anticipate that Putin has been hiding the exact number of soldiers who have died.
What Happened To Oleg Mityaev?
Oleg Mityaev is said to have died in Ukraine. However, Russian officials have not confirmed the news yet.
Therefore, rarely any news outlet has covered the incident at present. However, we will update the matter once there is any confirmation.
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