Eduard Basurin

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Eduard Basurin
Эдуард Басурин
Eduard Basurin.jpg
Basurin at a press conference in January 2015
Press Secretary of the DPR Military Command
Assumed office
14 January 2015
Preceded byoffice established
Personal details
Born (1966-06-27) 27 June 1966 (age 52)
Donetsk, Ukrainian SSR, USSR
Military service
Allegiance Donetsk People's Republic
Branch/serviceWar Flag of Novorussia.svg United Armed Forces of Novorossiya
Years of service2014–present
RankLieutenant Colonel
UnitSSI of the Kalmius Battalion.svg Kalmius Brigade[1]
Battles/warsWar in Donbass

Eduard Aleksandrovich Basurin[2] (Russian: Эдуард Александрович Басурин; born 27 June 1966) is the former Deputy Defence Minister and Defence Spokesman of the Donetsk People's Republic "people's militia" command.[3][4] In 2014 he served as a political commissar of the Kalmius Battalion.[1] On 1 October 2018, the DPR allegedly abolished the office of Defence Minister.[5][6]

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  1. ^ a b "Донецкий "Кальмиус" добыл позывные украинских офицеров". Vzglyad. 17 July 2014. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Резюме "Заместитель начальника цеха", Донецк. Басурин Эдуард Александрович". Work.ua. 27 September 2010. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  3. ^ "Russian, Ukrainian leaders plan to meet as more civilians die". CNN. 8 February 2015. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  4. ^ "At least 24 dead in rocket attack on Donetsk airport, say rebels". The Irish Times. 23 January 2015. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  5. ^ "Нове керівництво «ДНР»: що відомо про міністрів самоназваної «республіки»". hromadske.ua. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  6. ^ "Батальоны просят угля". Новая газета - Novayagazeta.ru (in Russian). 23 September 2018. Retrieved 9 March 2019.