Mikhail Balakin


Age: 44

Russian police captain and senior inspector serving in the Internal Affairs Division for the Road Patrol Service of the Traffic Police of the Russian MIA General Administration for the Moscow Region who was one of two policemen seriously wounded in an armed attack on a road-and-patrol service checkpoint while he was on duty in the street near the police post when two men armed with axes and firearms attacked and opened fire on police officers inside the traffic police station on Shchelkovo Highway in the Moscow suburb of Balashikha, Russia on August 17, 2016 before the attackers were both shot dead by police at the scene, and who had been hospitalized in critical condition for two weeks after the attack.

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in the police station attack

Born: 1971

Died: August 29, 2016

Moscow, Russia