Ukrainian Forces kill son of Russian military commander in HIMARS strike

Russian occupier Denis Lapin
Russian occupier Denis Lapin

Ukrainian Armed Forces killed Denis Lapin, the son of Russian military commander Alexander Lapin, Russian media Volgograd News claimed, before later removing the article.

Lapin was allegedly eliminated on May 3, around 4:00 a.m., in a HIMARS strike on a command post.

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His father, Alexander Lapin, holds the rank of Lieutenant General and commands the Russian central military district.

Denis Lapin was an operational leader during the occupation of Sumy and Chernihiv at the beginning of Russia's full-scale war on Ukraine.

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