Sailor Ivan Vakhrushev, who died on the cruiser Moskva, saved his comrades, but did not manage to get out himself, Sevastopol Governor Mikhail Razvozzhaev said in his Telegram channel.
The farewell ceremony for the sailor Ivan Vakhrushev, who died on the cruiser Moskva, took place today. Earlier, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation stated that one serviceman died on the sunken cruiser Moskva.
Razvozzhaev reported that Vakhrushev led his comrades out when the fire started and saved the lives of hundreds of his colleagues. Subsequently, the sailor drowned out the boiler room of the ship, but he himself did not have time to get out. “Ivan Leonidovich died heroically. We will remember and be proud of our hero,” wrote Razvozzhaev.
Ivan Leonidovich Vakhrushev is a native of the Komi Republic. Participated in the performance of special tasks in Syria.
Source: Все материалы – Московский Комсомолец by www.mk.ru.
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