On the evening of July 21, in Zaporozhye, in front of a dozen witnesses, at the entrance to a popular shopping center, a soldier of the Azov regiment Oleg Cherevko with the call sign “Death” was severely beaten. This was reported by the regiment’s press service.
“The tragedy happened after our soldier stood up for the girls who were abused in the street by an aggressive person. The abuser attacked the Azov soldiers,” the message says.
It is noted that now the Azov is in a local hospital in Zaporozhya and has been fighting for life for the third day. He has a severe head injury, a fracture of the base of the skull.
The Azov soldiers have initiated the donation of blood plasma for Oleg. In this regard, the regiment submitted an application to the National Guard for transport from Mariupol to Zaporozhya. However, according to the press service, Azov didn’t obtain the permission. The head of the Eastern Territorial Administration of the National Guard, Colonel Igor Grigoryan refused to use the equipment.
“The command and personnel of the regiment categorically condemn the decision of Colonel Igor Grigoryan. Such an attitude to the life of a soldier is unacceptable and testifies to the complete absence of any morality and common sense,” the Azov regiment’s press service noted.
That the attacker was detained. He turned out to be a previously convicted resident of Zaporozhya.