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Engineer involved in making missile Russia launched at Kharkiv commits suicide

28 January, 2024 Sunday
17:20

In Russia, an engineer from the Almaz-Antey plant committed suicide after learning that his grandmother died in Kharkiv as a result of a missile strike, which he was involved in creating

Russian Telegram channel New Great Russia reports.

In his suicide note, the man claimed that he had personally contributed to the missile that hit Kharkiv. "I, Anton Ihorovych Horobets, worked as an engineer at the Main System Design Bureau of the Air Defense Concern Almaz-Antey named after Academician A.O. Rozplietin. A few days ago, the missile to which I contributed reached Kharkiv, hitting the house where my grandmother lived on my mother's side, and she passed away. I couldn't live with this," he wrote in his suicide note.

According to Russian media reports, the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation considers it a murder. An investigation into the employees who may have interacted with the deceased has been initiated at the enterprise.

Official Russian media and opposition publications in Russia have not provided any commentary on this incident.

For reference: Joint-Stock Company Concern Almaz-Antey is a Russian state-owned conglomerate that encompasses enterprises specializing in the development and production of armaments for anti-aircraft and anti-missile defense. The enterprises within the concern design, manufacture, and modernize anti-aircraft missile and radar equipment, along with its components.

  • On the morning of January 8, Russia launched another missile attack against Ukraine. Explosions were heard in Dnipropetrovs'k, Zaporizhzhia, Kharkiv and Khmelnytskyi regions


 
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