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Grozny 1995, Valentine Janus Records His Death While Filming Combat

Soldier Alexander P. Osadchy, a Major of the Russian 76th Airborne Division guided journalist Valentine Janus deep into the ruins of Grozny an urban combat war zone to obtain combat footage. Both men were killed by sniper fire. Below is the a translation of the dialogue.


Narrator: Our Operator Valentine Janus and two VDV officer guides set out to the Presidential Palace, which shortly prior to this saw the fiercest fighting.

VDV Guide: You have to run across while ducking and with pace.

Journalist: Zigzaging?

Guide: No need to zigzag just duck and run.

Inaudible Guide Runs across the road

Guide 2: Was that (shooting) at you?

Guide 1: Nah, nah, its alright. Ill cover now. Go

Shooting Journalist and Guide 2 run across

----Film Cuts To them near a Brick Wall.----

Guide 1: We will stan

Added: Nov-4-2012 Occurred On: Jan-14-1995
By: RebelTactics
Tags: chechnya, grozny, jihad, russia, combat footage, war, death, sniper, chechens,
Location: Grozny, Chechnya, Russia (load item map)
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