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May 24, 2022 6:53 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk

Major General Kanamat Botashev, an ex-air force regiment commander, has been shot down while flying over Luhansk Oblast, BBC Russia reported, citing three former subordinates of the general. Botashev is reportedly the highest-ranking Russian pilot killed in Ukraine.

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