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The Daily BeastMay 24, 2022
Another Russian General Reported Dead in Ukraine
Ukrainian Military CenterThree months into Vladimir Putin's "special military operation" in Ukraine, another Russian general has reportedly been killed by Ukrainian forces.

Retired Russian Air Force Major General Banamat Botashev, 63, has become the 13th general to die in Ukrainian territory since Russia invaded on Feb. 24, according to a tally by Ukraine's Ministry of Defense. (Russia's Defense Ministry has confirmed only two, and U.S. officials have not given a specific number). He was reportedly shot down by Ukrainian forces over the Luhansk region on Sunday, becoming the highest-ranking air force commander to be killed in the war.

Ukraine's military had announced the downing of an Su-25 fighter aircraft and released a photo of what it said was the burning aftermath. It said the pilot did not have time to eject.

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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