Arsen Pavlov


Age: 33

Russian militia commander of the Sparta Battalion, an armed group fighting the Ukrainian government forces in the beginning of the ongoing War in Donbass, who fought in the Battle of Ilovaisk in August 2014 and the Second Battle of Donetsk Airport that same year and was placed under EU sanctions after Kiev opened a criminal case against him for fighting in eastern Ukraine, and who is considered to be a heroic figure in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic.

Cause of Death: Killed in an IED explosion

Born: February 2, 1983

Died: October 16, 2016

Donetsk, Ukraine