Yakov Rezantsev

Who is Yakov Rezantsev and did he really die in Ukraine

Yakov Vladimirovich Rezantsev – lieutenant general, commander of the 49th combined arms army of the Southern Military District of the Russian Federation.

A page on the website of the Russian Ministry of Defense is dedicated to him.


Yakov Rezantsev was born on June 17, 1973, in the village of Kolovy Mys in the Ust-Pristansky district of the Altai Territory of Russia.

In military service since 1990.

In 1994 he graduated from the Far East Higher Combined Arms Command School named after Marshal of the Soviet Union Rokossovsky in the Russian Federation.

Then in 2002, he graduated from the Combined Arms Academy of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

After that, in 2008 he graduated from the Military Academy of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

Everywhere allegedly received gold medals.

In the Russian army, he passed the main command positions from the commander of a platoon of cadets to the commander of a motorized rifle brigade.

From 2010 to 2011 – commander of the 57th separate guard’s motorized rifle Krasnograd Red Banner Order of the Suvorov Brigade.

From 2011 to 2013 – commander of the 7th Krasnodar Red Banner Order of Kutuzov and the Red Star of the military base.

In 2013 he was awarded the military rank of Major General.

From 2013 to 2016 – Chief of Staff of the 20th Guards Combined Arms Red Banner Army of the Western Military District.

From 2018 to August 2020 – Commander of the 41st Combined Arms Army of the Central Military District, Novosibirsk.

Since August 2020 – Commander of the 49th Combined Arms Army of the Southern Military District, Stavropol.

In 2021, he was awarded the military rank of lieutenant general.

Fought in Syria.


Yakov Rezantsev
Yakov Rezantsev. Photo Source: mil.ru

Is it true Yakov Rezantsev died in Ukraine

On February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin launched an open large-scale war against Ukraine.

Russian occupation troops invaded Ukraine, began bombing Ukrainian cities, killing people.

On the morning of March 25, 2022, the Wikipedia page dedicated to Yakov Rezantsev was amended to indicate that he died in Ukraine as a result of an attack by the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

At the same time, the author of the changes gave a link to the publication of the publication mignews.ua.

The mignews.ua edition itself refers to information on social networks.

Also, a message about the death of Yakov Rezantsev was published by Ukrainian journalist Anastasia Bereza.

Yakov Rezantsev
Yakov Rezantsev

At the same time, there is no official information that something happened to Yakov Rezantsev, as of the morning of March 25, 2022, either from the Russian side or from the Ukrainian side.

Read about the general of the Russian military occupiers Andrei Kolesnikov and how he died in Ukraine.

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