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

War criminal, Major General of the Russian Armed Forces
ZUSKO Mykhailo Stepanovych

(ZUSKO Mikhail Stepanovich)

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, took direct part in criminal activity in the territory of Ukraine.

In the temporarily occupied territories of the East of Ukraine uses the undercover name: ORLOV Mikhail Stepanovich.

Position and place of service before he was seconded to participate in the Russian armed aggression against Ukraine: commander of the 34th separate motorized rifle brigade (mountain, settlement of Storozhevaia, Zelenchukskii rayon, the Karachayevo-Cherkessian Republic) of the 49th Army (Stavropol) of the Southern Military District (Rostov-on-Don) of the Russian Armed Forces.

Year of birth: 1972.

Education:

Ryazan Higher Airborne Command School (1993);

Frunze Military Academy of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation;

Academy of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

Military service at the commanding positions:

2007 – 2011 – deputy commander, commander of the 11th separate air assault brigade (settlement of Sosnovyi Bor, Republic of Buryatia);

2011 – 2014 – commander of 34th separate motorized rifle brigade (mountain, settlement of Storozhevaia, Zelenchukskii rayon, the Karachayevo-Cherkessian Republic) of the 49th Army (Stavropol) of the Russian Southern Military District;

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

since 2015 – Deputy Commander of the 49th Army (Stavropol) of the Russian Southern Military District.

Combat experience: a participant of the 1st Chechen war.

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