A sniper from the 22nd Independent Spetsnaz Brigade was killed during the conflict.
Alexander Kislinsky, a sharpshooter of the 22nd Spetsnaz Brigade of the Russian GRU/GU, was purportedly killed in Ukraine. According to pro-Russian reports, the top scout-sniper in Ukraine died a “hero” and “a fighter.” On VK circulated an image of his funeral, implying that his corpse was returned to Russia for burial. According to Russian accounts, Kislinksy had buried in his “little hometown.” Igor Kislinsky, a Russian sharpshooter, said that two of his four grandfathers who served in World War II survived while two perished. Images uploaded on Russian social media showed him standing close to and inside “Z”-marked tanks. Ukraine’s military claims that 30,500 Russian soldiers have been killed since the start of the conflict in February.