Servicemen of the Russian Armed Forces who took part in combat actions in Ukraine

War criminal, Major General of the Russian Armed Forces
SOLODCHUK Valerii Mykolaiovych

(Solodchuk Valerij Nikolayevich)

former commander of the 1st AC (Donetsk, Ukraine) of the 12th Reserve Command (Center of the Territorial Forces nowadays) of the Southern Military District of the Russian Armed Forces

In 2014-2015, took direct part in criminal activity in the territory of Ukraine.

Position and place of service before he was seconded to participate in the Russian armed aggression against Ukraine: commander of the 7th air assault division (Novorosiisk) of the Airborne Forces of the Russian Armed Forces.

Year and place of birth: 1971, Astrakhan, Russian Federation.

Education:

Ryazan Higher Airborne Command School (1992);

Academy of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation (2004).

Military service at the commanding positions:

2012 – 2014 – commander of the 7th air assault division (Novorosiisk) of the Airborne Forces of the Russian Armed Forces;

from autumn 2014 till the end of spring 2015 – commanded the 1st AC (Donetsk, Ukraine) of the 12th Reserve Command (nowadays, the Center of the Territorial Forces, Novocherkask, Russia) of the Southern Military District (Rostov-on-Don) of the Russian Armed Forces;

since 2015 – Deputy Commander of the 5th Army (Usuriisk) of the Eastern Military District (Khabarovsk) of the Russian Armed Forces.

Combat experience: a participant of the 1st and 2nd Chechen wars and counterterrorism operation in Dagestan.

Additional information: received the promotion at position for participation in combat operations in the territory of Ukraine.