Vyacheslav Makarov – colonel, commander of the 4th motorized rifle brigade of the Russian armed forces.
Previously, he served as the military commissar of the Khabarovsk Territory, Russia.
Vyacheslav Makarov was the chief of staff of a motorized rifle formation from the city of Bikin, Khabarovsk Krai, Russia.
Prior to that, he served in the Russian army in positions from platoon commander to battalion commander.
In 2022, Vyacheslav Makarov became the acting military commissar of the Khabarovsk Territory.
Is it true that Vyacheslav Makarov died in the Donbas?
On May 14, 2023, the Russian Ministry of Defense was informed that the commander of the 4th motorized rifle brigade, Colonel Vyacheslav Makarov, located south of the village of Krasnoe in the Donetsk region, Ukraine, led the battle of the Russian invaders against the Ukrainian army.
“In the course of repulsing the third attack, the brigade commander was seriously wounded and died during the evacuation from the battlefield,” the Russian Defense Ministry said at a briefing.
See also: “Lukashenko died” – is it true.