FANDOM


Yuri Yarovitsky

President Vladimir Putin and Yarovitsky

Yuri Yarovitsky () was a Major-General and deputy commander of the Russian 1st Tank Army during the Syrian Civil War.

Biography

Yuri Yarovitsky was born in Russia, and he rose to the rank of Major-General and deputy commander of the Russian 1st Tank Army. Yarovitsky was given command of Russian Army forces fighting on the ground in the Syrian Civil War, and Russian involvement in direct ground combat alongside the Syrian Arab Army was unknown until President Vladimir Putin awarded him the "Hero of Russia" star for his services on the ground on 17 March 2016.

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.