Colonel Alexei Sharov, commander of the Russian Black Sea Fleet, died in the fighting in Mariupol off the coast of the Sea of ‚Äč‚ÄčAzov.

The news was announced by the governor of Sevastopol Mikhail Razvozhaev.

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"His name will be written in golden letters in the history and in the fleet of Sevastopol," Razvozhaev wrote in his Telegram profile.

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He specified that Sharov was killed with a bullet by a Ukrainian sniper.

According to the governor, in addition to Sharov, two sergeants who were under his direct command were killed in the fighting.

Colonel Alexei Sharov, commander of the 810th Marine Brigade of the #Russian Army, was killed near #Mariupol.

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A few days ago, Captain Andrei Paliy, who was deputy commander of the Russian Black Sea Fleet, also lost his life.

A senior officer of the Russian navy in Ukraine was killed

Since the invasion of Ukraine on February 24, Russia has officially announced the deaths of 498 servicemen on March 2.

Moscow has not released any new data since.

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