On the contrary, this young Russian serviceman joins the ranks of those whose very names are a testament to the power of the human spirit in defiance of injustice and tyranny. They would have paraded him on video and no doubt beheaded him too. I dunno.

Read on: https://t.co/LmgURfaNWp, — Tufairi. WhatsApp. A place for major news from around the world, excluding US-internal news. The Russian soldier who called in an airstrike on himself after he was surrounded by ISIS fighters has now been revealed as 25-year-old Alexander Prokhorenko.

When I die, I want to go out in a blaze of glory like that. they could see his gigantic balls from the sky, ....and that's when the Russian Arnold said "I'LL BEEEEE BACKKKKK". It is a cause which Aleksandr Prochorenko shared with every other Russian servicemen on duty in Syria – along with the thousands of Syrian, Lebanese, Iranians, and Kurdish soldiers and volunteers. Quick and painless. Posted by 4 years ago. Dayum.

russians instantly knew where to drop bombs. Holy fucking shit. and army just did poor job making it publishable. The transcript of a Russian Special Forces operative’s last radio transmission before calling an airstrike on himself has been released.

how fucked up would it be if Russia just killed the guy so he wasn't captured and none of that ever happened and it was just a big propaganda ploy =(.

When it comes to the conflict in Syria, Aleksandr Prochorenko will forever symbolize the courage of those who stood in defiance of the most barbaric and inhuman ideology the world has seen since the aforementioned Waffen SS were rampaging across the Soviet Union, murdering and slaughtering every living thing in their path in service to fascism. In just the few short months of Russia’s intervention in the Syrian conflict, which, it should never be forgotten, was embarked upon at huge risk given the number of countries involved, whether directly or indirectly, and the logistics and planning required, the world has been witness to the hypocrisy and double-dealing of Western governments and their allies in the region.

That's one way to get yourself into Valhalla. Damn, that's the way to go. Amazing if true, and this guy is deserving of respect either way, but the Russian government doesn't exactly have a great track record for telling the truth about military casualties. Alexander Prokhorenko’s body is expected to be returned to Russia where he will be laid to rest with full military honors upon return.

The soldier was stationed in Palmyra on a secret mission aimed at identifying ISIS targets for bombing raids.

... Turkey begins funerals for soldiers killed in Russian airstrike.

Reminded me of that movie Lions For Lambs. Discussions. Close.

Nothing beyond the capability of a mid level creative FSB counter intel officer trying to get a promotion...but I think I remember reading about this when it happened so sorry to shatter the hopes of those seeking to debunk. Russian soldier who called airstrike on himself while surrounded by ISIS is hero. What else could he do, stuck in a bad situation and he still did his duty. Share.

Subscribe to RT newsletter to get stories the mainstream media won’t tell you, Danger close: Spotted by ISIS, Russian special forces officer called for fire on himself, If US-led coalition really fought terrorism, Palmyra wouldn’t have fallen – Assad’s adviser to RT.

ISIS would have probably beheaded him with a dull butter knife.

Pretty sure that transcript is fake. The young widow says that when her husband left for his final mission she had no idea he was going to the ISIS stronghold in Syria. B. Kawawa (@Tufairi) March 25, 2016. RIP.

Thread starter Dalek; Start date Mar 25, 2016; 161 Forums. thats like something out of stargate atlantis.

"Dump everything you've got left on my pos. I say again, expend all remaining on my perimeter. Biblioteca. The officer was carrying out a combat task in Palmyra area for a week, identifying crucial IS targets and passing exact coordinates for strikes with Russian planes. Russian soldier who called airstrike on himself while surrounded by ISIS is hero John Wight John Wight has written for a variety of newspapers and websites, including the Independent, Morning Star, Huffington Post, Counterpunch, London Progressive Journal, and Foreign Policy Journal. That's the kinda shit you think only happens in over dramatized war movies. Gordon Duff, Senior Editor-March 31, 2016.

It's just that they did it before a lot.

That's fucking awesome. And of natural causes. I want to die of old age in my mother's arms, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Taking a few scumbags with him was probably a bonus.

One could even say he was a suicide bomber! The couple had recently wed in a heartfelt ceremony in which his friends describe made him the “happiest man in the world.” A video of his beautiful wedding has been shared below. Nice to see the priorities are correct, soldier of the motherland! Their families are offered half a liter of bootleg vodka as compensation for burying them in an unmarked mass grave. Well, now they're on the ground. há 4 anos | 2.3K visualizações.

In this regard, Aleksandr Prochorenko gives lie to the myth that Russia’s part in the conflict has been a negative one. Despite seeing comrades, friends and family members killed and butchered over the past five years, they continue to fight and to risk all. He died with honor and those pigs didn't get the satisfaction.

His deeds were in keeping with the highest traditions of the U.S. They will put you in a gas soaked cage and set it alight and watch you slowly, very VERY slowly burn.

Press J to jump to the feed. I can't even imagine the balls it would take to do this even with the knowledge that you would be tortured relentlessly if caught. Baker's body was found in the same position, gun empty, with 8 Japanese lying dead before him. © Autonomous Nonprofit Organization “TV-Novosti”, 2005–2020. Inscrever-se. As the Germans continued to press the attack towards the area that Lieutenant Fox occupied, he adjusted the artillery fire closer to his position. In the US Army we called this "Broken Arrow", New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the todayilearned community. Makes him a hero and the rest of the forces not incompetent. Realizing what was happening, and rather than allow himself to be captured, Aleksandr called in an airstrike on himself. READ MORE: 25yo father-to-be revealed as ‘Russian Rambo’ died fighting ISIS in Palmyra It is impossible to write about this young man and his courage without experiencing a massive sense of inadequacy.

K. Kountry Banned. 40.9k. Lieutenant Fox's gallant and courageous actions, at the supreme sacrifice of his own life, contributed greatly to delaying the enemy advance until other infantry and artillery units could reorganize to repel the attack.

Fox new version: Russia murders own soldier and others with air strike.

May we all be so lucky. Balls made of solid steel on that guy. He's totally right. Even in death, he removed. Later Sgt. Total goddamn hero. Russian soldier surrounded by ISIS calls in airstrikes on himself.

The young man was stationed in the Syrian city of Palmyra, an Islamic State stronghold, on a top secret mission to locate ISIS targets for bombing raids. What do you think about the Russian special forces soldier calling an airstrike on himself in a bid to take out numerous Islamic State militants which had him surrounded? Alexander Prokhorenko was a Russian air controller guiding air attacks onto Daesh positions near the village of Palmyra, Syria. Only Spetznaz have a single Spetznaz entirely alone and isolated providing fire support; inexplicably sustaining 4 deaths to friendly fire and one suicide. Where the pilots could actually hear Vietnamese screaming over the sounds of Marines calling in air strikes over the radio.

It does line up w the territory that ISIS did in fact control at the time.

Nothing in the article says he called an airstrike on himself, it just says he drew fire on himself while coordinating air strikes. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. The news of Prokhorenko’s death comes as Moscow’s defense ministry confirms that 146 airstrikes were carried out on Islamic State targets over a five day period. He then called for defensive artillery fire to slow the enemy advance.

I saw this on Reddit-total respect for this soldier. After being compromised by Islamic State fighters, he fought desperately while waiting for an evacuation. Instead, the young wife says she thought her husband was to be stationed at the Russia’s Caucasus, a region at the border of Europe and Asia, situated between the Black and the Caspian seas. bear crying in front of Russian flag .jpg.


Guess he figured being blown up was a much better way to go than being captured and tortured/paraded/ be-headed/immolated etc. When questioned on this, they claim, "he was asking for it.".

Reading this just gave me goose bumps. NEVER PLAY WITH #RUSSIANS; this one never wanted to be slaughtered like a goat, he went down as a HERO.

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Just like my Grandpa...not screaming like the rest of his passengers.

... help Reddit App Reddit coins Reddit premium Reddit … Alexander Prokhorenko died in the airstrike, but his death has not gone unnoticed in his home country. This sounds like a lot of propaganda to me. His commanding officer made the then-unprecidented decision to recommend him for the Medal of Honor, which was rejected.