Russian Neo Nazi Vladimir Zhoga Shot In Ukraine During War
Vladimir Zhoga was shot to death in Volnovakha, Ukraine. He is the third senior officer to lose his life during the crisis.
Zhoga's demise was confirmed via a Telegram post from Denis Pushilin on Sunday, March 6, 2022.
According to accounts, Zhoga died as a result of injuries sustained during an operation to guarantee the safe evacuation of Volnovakha's civilians.
Vladimir Zhoga, the Russian separatist warlord who led the neo-Nazi 'Sparta' mob, was shot dead during a battle in eastern Ukraine in a fresh blow to Putin's floundering invasion.— StopAntisemitism.org (@StopAntisemites) March 7, 2022
Zhoga's death was confirmed in a Telegram post by Denis Pushilin. pic.twitter.com/CFyyecJitJ
In the post Pushilin wrote: "Today, the commander of the Sparta separate reconnaissance battalion, Guards Col. Vladimir Zhoga (nom de guerre Vokha), died like a hero in Volnovakha,"
"Sparta men were providing a cover for evacuation of civilians, mostly women and children. Nationalists opened fire at them," wrote Pushilin.
Before Zhoga the Russians had lost Major General Andrei Sukhovetsky. He was killed in the battle for Hostomel airfield in Kyiv.