Photo 08:58 17 Jan 2023

Ukraine's security service identified russians involved in rocket attack on Dnipro

The Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) identified 6 Russian invaders involved in the missile attack on a high-rise building in Dnipro. Journalists were able to talk to some of them.

The Important Stories publication and the SSU press service report on this.

As Rubryka reported, the Prosecutor General's Office stated that the Kh-22 missile, which struck a high-rise building in Dnipro on January 14, could only be launched by one unit of the russian federation's army. This is the 52nd Guards Bomber Aviation Regiment.

Law enforcement noted that they had identified the russian aggressors involved in a rocket attack on a residential building in Dnipro on January 14.

According to the facts of russia's war crime, SBU investigators have started criminal proceedings under Art. 438 of the Criminal Code (violation of the laws and customs of war).

According to the preliminary data of the investigation, several dozen military personnel of the aggressor country were involved in the commission of this crime, including:

  • Commander of the 52nd heavy bomber aviation regiment (military unit 33310), Colonel Oleg Tymoshin, born on June 21, 1971;
  • commander of the aviation detachment of the 52nd heavy bomber aviation regiment, Major Aleksei Ivanenko, born on February 8, 1987;
  • chief of staff of the aviation squadron of the aviation group Dmitry Golenkov, born on September 1, 1978;
  • navigator of the 52nd heavy bomber aviation regiment Denis Grigoriev, born on June 7, 1982;
  • navigator of the 52nd heavy bomber aviation regiment Dinar Nazirov, born on July 3, 1985;
  • Aviation weapons engineer of the 52nd Heavy Bombardment Aviation Regiment Evgeny Potseluev, born on June 16, 1980.

Journalists of Important Stories found profiles of russian military personnel on social media and identified the settlements where they were born.

Journalists managed to call some of them and ask about the rocket attack on a high-rise building in Dnipro.

Colonel Oleg Timoshin, 51 years old:

Timoshin comes from the city of Olenegorsk in russia's Murmansk Region.

Major Aleksei Ivanenko, 35 years old:

Ivanenko comes from the city of Morozovsk in russia's Rostov region.

Dmitry Golenkov, 44 years old:

Golenkov comes from the village of Pogar in russia's Bryansk region.

Dinar Nazirov, 37 years old:

Nazirov comes from the city of Bugulma, Tatarstan.

Evgeny Potsiluev, 41 years old:

Potsiluev comes from the village of Vyazunka in russia's Volgograd region.

Denis Grigoriev, 40 years old:

Grigoriev comes from the city of Kostanay in Kazakhstan.

In a conversation with journalists, Aleksey Ivanenko said that he does not know what happened in Dnipro because he does not follow the news.

"I resigned from the army three years ago after I was punched in the head. I retired, and now I am engaged in sanitation work," he said.

When asked what he thinks about the SSU's opening a criminal case against him, Ivanenko replied: "Great, should I go and turn myself in now?"

Ivanenko said that he had "heard a long time ago" about other soldiers from the SSU list, except for Oleg Timoshin, whom he did not know. Ivanenko "doesn't think anything" about the russian federation's war against Ukraine because he has "nothing to think with anymore."

When asked about his involvement in the shelling in Dnipro, Dinar Nazirov replied that he was a "forester from forestry."

"Don't walk in my forest, and don't scare the squirrels," he advised journalists, after which he hung up.

Dmitry Golenkov spoke the most to the media. According to the SSU, Golenkov is the chief of staff of the aviation squadron of the aviation group.

In response to a question about involvement in the shelling in the Dnipro, he asked the correspondent a counter-question about who owns Crimea:

"Wait with the shelling of Dnipropetrovsk. I understand everything you want to ask me. But I am a person of the russian federation, and the Constitution of the russian federation is essential to me. As a journalist, I want to ask you why you are calling me and telling me about that Crimea… in a different way. No. You should say then that Crimea is russia. Why don't you say that?

I said that the four subjects and Crimea are ours. Why is Ukraine here? I do not touch Ukraine at all. Ukraine is another independent state. It is shelling our territory – the russian federation, Donetsk, Kherson, Zaporizhzhia regions, and Crimea. Why don't you ask me about it? <…> You, girl, are probably from Ukraine. In russia, journalists do not ask such questions. Journalists don't ask questions at all," he emphasized.

After persistent attempts by the journalist to get an answer about the shelling of Dnipro, Golenkov became indignant: "What? Did I f*cking press the button or sit in this plane? <…> Crimea is still ours, and everything else is ours. Why do you want from us?"

When asked if he felt sorry for the people who died in Dnipro, the man answered: "What people? What are you talking about? I don't understand."

Then Golenkov said that Ukraine is "a region of russia. One single region of russia. You won't even be different regions."

And at the end of the conversation, he added: "And everything else will be ours. Goodbye, girl."


The explosions in Dnipro occurred during a massive russian attack on Ukraine on January 14. The russians hit an apartment building.

According to the deputy head of the President's Office, Kyrylo Tymoshenko, the affected nine-story building had 16 entrance sections and approximately 1,700 residents. The entire house is left without electricity, gas, or windows.

Rescue operations are ongoing around the clock. They involved more than 500 people and more than 90 pieces of equipment. Psychologists of the State Emergency Service also work on site.

In Dnipro, since January 15, a three-day mourning period has been announced for those who died due to a russian missile attack on a residential high-rise building. It is known that 72 apartments were destroyed, and more than 230 were damaged.


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жду..зря что ли Корбан деньги давал?мочить летчиков еще лучше чем самолеты..их тоже немного

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