Mourning ceremony in memory of Hero of Russia Major Roman Filippov perished in Syria occurs in Novosibirsk
The Novosibirsk Higher Military Command School held a mourning ceremony in memory of Hero of Russia Major Roman Filipov, a Su-25 pilot, who was killed in the Syrian province of Idlib.
The event was attended by the command and personnel of the military higher educational institution, representatives of the Central Military District, Young Army participants. The memory of the fallen pilot was honoured with a minute of silence, the ceremony participants laid flowers to the Memorial of heroes – graduates of the School. Ilya Shavgulidze, a 4th-year cadet, read poems of his own work devoted to the fallen pilot.