Putin’s colonel killed in drone strike while mowing lawn at his Russian residence according to sources.
Alexei Chernykh, affiliated with Russia’s anti-corruption police, lost his life while performing gardening tasks at his rural home in Shchetinovka, Russia, which is located close to the Ukraine border.
The news of his death was reported by Russian Telegram channel Baza, which has ties to the country’s security services.
No official responsibility has been claimed by Ukraine for the drone strike. In past instances, Ukraine has distanced itself from attacks on Russian soil.