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April 18, 2022 9:40 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk
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Alexander Chirva, Russia’s 3rd rank captain and commander of the Russian large landing ship Caesar Kunikov, was killed in a battle by Ukrainian forces, Ukrainska Pravda reported on April 18, citing Russian government-controlled media Kryminform. Although the circumstances of Chirva’s death are unknown, earlier on March 24, Ukraine’s General Staff reported that the Caesar Kunikov was damaged by a Ukrainian attack near the port city of Berdyansk.

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