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Fight at May Day. Who betrayed our soldiers?

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Fight at May Day. Who betrayed our soldiers?



“January 9 1996 of the year in 9.45 in accordance with the instructions of the Director of the FSB of Russia, General of the Army M. Barsukov “A” personnel were raised for alert for further instructions. ”



Ancient and wise Sun Tzu advised: "Feed the soldier a thousand days to use one hour at the right time and in the right place."

This hour came in Kizlyar and Pervomaisk. The country is tired of the threats and bloody affairs of the Chechen terrorists. All hoped to win. Completely forgetting to feed and train the soldier.

Then shouted: who is to blame? Worthless generals or gifted terrorists? Completely convince ourselves that the generals and colonels are to blame for all our military troubles.

Who spat and destroyed the army lack of money, thoughtless cuts, insane conversion? Who was yelling from the parliamentary tribunes that the KGB’s “black dog” could not be laundered and, therefore, must be killed?

It turns out that they are not to blame, who, under the guise of a holy war with totalitarianism, were disorganizing the army and the special services. But then who? Until we answer this question, we will be held by the bloody fingers of the Basayev by the throat. We do not see victories in the fight against terror. We cannot protect our citizens in our own land. After all, the pledge of these victories in Sun Tzu's wise advice: feed the soldier for a thousand days ...
... And now we will return to Pervomayskoye.

From the service report of the group "A"

"According to primary information, a group of militants in the number of 300 people, armed with small weapons, firing at civilians, captured around 350 as a hostage in a hospital in Kizlyar, Republic of Dagestan. At the same time, the militants attacked the helipad of the town of Kizlyar, as a result of which the 2 helicopter and the tanker were destroyed, and a dwelling house was also captured.

In 11.30, one hundred and twenty employees headed by Major General AV Gusev, carrying weapons, special means and means of protection, equipment necessary for the tasks of releasing the hostages, left for the Chkalovsky airfield.

12.00. The personnel arrived at the airport and in 13.00 on two Tu-154 aircraft by special flight flew to Makhachkala. In 15.30 and 17.00 aircraft landed at the airport of Makhachkala.

In 20.00, the personnel on the vehicles arrived at the FSB Department of the City of Makhachkala, where Colonel-General Zorin VN, the head of the Russian Federation Federal Security Service’s antiterrorist center. brought the operational situation at the moment.

On 01.20 on January 10, on arrival of two APCs, the convoy began to move to Kizlyar, where it arrived at 5.30. ”

What did the Alpha fighters see in Kizlyar? In essence, they saw the tail of the column with terrorists and hostages who were leaving the city. By this time, the leadership of Dagestan decided to release the Chechen gangsters from the city hospital and ensure them unimpeded travel to the border of Chechnya. The terrorists promised to free the hostages at the border.

In 6.40, a column of terrorists on 9 buses, 2 vehicles KAMAZ and 2 ambulances started moving. Kizlyar hospital remained mined.

The persecution began. Originally it was planned to carry out an operation on the route: block the convoy and free the hostages. Although, I confess, this option was a considerable risk. Some high-ranking officials, deputies of Dagestan, and a convoy - 9 buses went hostage. Imagine the death of at least some of the hostages. And it would have been inevitable, since the terrorists are not one and not two, and they are armed not with rifles, but with machine guns, machine guns, grenade launchers.

Now “impose” these events on the military, bloody, tense situation in the Caucasus - and you will understand what doubts tormented the leaders of the operation.

In a word, Raduyev and his terrorists were not stopped on the route, not blocked. He safely reached Pervomaisky, disarmed the Novosibirsk OMON checkpoint, which meekly raised their hands, added to the number of hostages and their arsenal.

From the service report of the group "A"


“In the course of further negotiations, the militant commander Raduyev made demands to provide an opportunity for the convoy to enter Chechnya, where he promised to release hostages. In connection with this, “A” headquarters has developed a version of the operation to free hostages on the route.

The plan of the operation provided for the blocking of the column with armored vehicles, the destruction of terrorists by sniper fire, and the detonation of KamAZ vehicles loaded with weapons and ammunition, the inclination of terrorists to surrender weapons and the release of hostages.

Employees of department “A” conducted a reconnaissance of the area and selected possible locations for the operation. The subunit was assigned a combat task and a communication and interaction scheme was worked out, the forces and means were calculated. ”



However, the efforts of commanders and special forces soldiers were in vain. Raduyev refused the demands put forward, remained in Pervomaisk and began to equip firing positions. I must say that it was a strong move of the bandits. Now the operation of the special - for the release of hostages and the destruction of terrorists - turned into a military. Or rather, in a special, KGB military. By the way, experts still have no consensus on this.

The Ministry of Defense considers the operation in the Pervomaisky Special, and the Federal Security Service to be the combined arms. Who is right, who is wrong?
Since the hostages were taken prisoner, the terrorists put forward demands and shot some of the captured, there are all the components for the operation of anti-terror.

But the terrorists are not one or two or even a dozen or two, but more than three hundred bayonets. They are armed with mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, machine guns, sniper rifles. They dug out full-profile trenches, created a fortified defense zone according to all the rules of military science with advanced and cut-off positions, with communications and even blocked gaps. Ask anyone who understands in military affairs a person: what is it? This is nothing more than a motorized rifle battalion in defense. And since the battalion did not dig in the open field, but in a sufficiently large village, then for the attackers it is also a storming of the settlement. With all the ensuing consequences.

What are the consequences? They can be very deplorable, if not perform a few "ifs".

If you do not conduct artillery preparation and do not suppress the enemy's firepower, if you do not create at least three times (during the Great Patriotic War, five and ten times were created), if you don’t throw unprepared soldiers and officers at the assault, then ... I think that's enough. In this case, people who go on the attack will simply die and the attack will choke.



What actually happened. Artillery training by and large was not. The shelling from several anti-tank guns, perhaps, looked more like psychological pressure than the actual destruction of firing points.

Wow pressure ... firing cannons, destroyed the village. Yes, and fired, and destroyed. This is all seen on television. But here the gunmen, buried in the ground, firing caused little harm. When, after the shelling, the first units moved to the assault, the terrorists met them with hurricane fire. Dagestan riot police immediately lost several people killed, wounded and retreated. According to the laws of tactics, this meant only one thing - the front edge of the enemy’s defense was not overwhelmed, the gangsters retained their firepower, and anyone who tries to rush forward is expected to die.

From the service report of the group "A"

“On January 15, at 8.30, the management personnel took up their starting positions. After a fire strike aviation and helicopters, the fighting groups in the divisions, setting up a forward patrol, in cooperation with the Vityaz unit, fought with Chechen fighters and advanced into “square four” on the southeastern outskirts of the village of Pervomaiskoe.

In the course of the January 15-18 hostilities, the officers discovered, destroyed the gunmen’s gunmen, carried out fire cover for the Interior Ministry units, provided medical assistance, and evacuated the wounded from the battlefield. ”

There are many things behind these stingy report lines. For example, the withdrawal from under fire of the fighters of the “Vityaz” detachment, who were, in fact, in the firing bag. They were helped by the employees of group “A”.

In the war, when the attack choked, the artillery was tightened and the front line began to be “processed” again. Whenever possible, they called in aviation and bombed them. Or there was another option: the advancing troops avoided the center of resistance and moved forward.



This option was not the "feds", as, indeed, there was no other. They could not resume artillery preparation, since from the first cannon volleys a howl rose: the hostages were being destroyed.

It turns out that there was only one thing left: to destroy our special forces - Alpha, Vympel, Vityaz, throwing them under the dagger fire of the bandits.

I often think of a terrible dilemma: yes, the state must, must save the lives of the hostages. But what is the price of this salvation?

Recently, we often look at the problem through the eyes of a captured unarmed person. The bitter, humiliating role of a suicide bomber, besides innocent of anything. But how humbled and crushed a professional, powerless in his main task - the release of prisoners and the punishment of bandits! What could a fighter "Alpha" in Pervomaisk? Even the most experienced, first-class fighter? To rise to his full height in the attack and heroically die? But this, at least, is nonsense. Although this is enough for the war.

Do not die yourself, save as many hostages as possible, destroy the terrorists - this is the triune task of special units.

The fighters of the group “A” successfully succeed in attacking captured buses, airplanes, houses in which the terrorists are stationed, but are not taught to walk in chains and are not strong in general tactics. Not their business. But then whose? Motorized riflemen, artillerymen, tankmen ...

“We arrived,” my opponents will say. “Eighteen undressed, untrained boys were thrown into the fire, and the excellent shooters, athletes, experienced fighters who have been more than one alteration, will stand aside.”

This is where the main question arises from which I began my reflections and which lies at the heart of all our recent defeats: why are Russian Armed Forces soldiers not shot, untrained, poorly equipped, or even hungry?

All this, by the way, was present in Pervomaisky. And the drivers who made their first march on the BMP, and cold for many days, and the lack of basic living conditions.

I was told by the employees of group “A” how the freezing Russian soldiers were asking for them on the buses for the night. "Alfovtsy" and would be happy to let it go, but they themselves slept sitting, consider, on their knees each other.

And our television is all doldon: a cordon, a ring, a block. Forgetting that every word is people. How many days and nights without sleep and rest can one “block” militants sitting in a trench or in a winter field? Given that the militants were basking at this time in the homes of Pervomaisky.



Now many people are surprised to ask: how did Raduev slip away? Yes, and slipped away, breaking through with the fights. Because by and large there was no ring there. And not only that external and internal, but even the usual environment. Well, except that the "islands" of defense, one of which was defended by three dozen army special forces. A handful of fighters, to which the gang of Rainbow. They killed the bulk of the terrorists, letting them almost close. However, remember how many people Raduev had - more than three hundred. So the advantage is almost ten times. These Russian special forces guys, of course, heroes. They are almost all injured, there are dead.

As it was, few people know. In general, there are only a few of them left after that battle - the special forces of the 22 brigade. Who retired, who went to other cities, military districts. After those events, I hardly managed to find several heroes. Here is one of them:
“We were once again set up. The press then wrote - three rings of encirclement, snipers. All this is nonsense. No rings were there. The guys from our special brigade 22 and took a punch.

The density of the front was 46 man and a half kilometers. Imagine! For all standards, the excess of the length for each fighter is three times. And weapons - only small arms, light, but two armored personnel carriers attached.

Our site was most likely to break through. Why? Yes, because only here, in the only place, you can cross the Terek. I emphasize in the singular. There, the oil pipeline across the river is stretched, and above it is a bridge. And the fool was clear: nowhere else to go.
We offered to blow up the pipe. No, it's oil, grandmas are big. People are cheaper. And they would have blown up - and the "spirits" have nowhere to go.

By the way, on the other side, two KamAZ Chechens approached. Stood, waited. For our part, nothing; the turntables did not work for them.

As such, the training of the terrorists was not. They began firing, and their strike group went on the attack. Coming to a strong point of one hundred meters, the front thugs lay down, began to exert fire pressure. In the meantime, a covering group was pulled up, and everyone rushed forward in a crowd.

In terms of tactics, they acted correctly. In another way and could not. After the battle, we checked the documents of the dead. Afghans, Jordanians, Syrians. About fifty mercenary professionals.

Each, as a rule, has two knapsacks, in one — ammunition and canned goods, in the other — drugs, syringes, and so on. So they attacked in a state of narcotic dope. They say fearless suicide bombers. They were afraid of bandits.

Yes, Raduyev slipped away, but we laid many. About 200 terrorists went into battle. 84 man we destroyed. Not counting the wounded and prisoners. In the morning I looked in the footsteps - twenty people escaped, no more. With them and Raduyev.

The brigade also suffered losses: five died, six people were injured. If two or three companies were put on our site, the result would be different. Much has been done stupidly. In defense a small handful were planted, they did not mine the approaches. What counted on? Maybe someone needed such a breakthrough? ”

These are the bitter confessions.



In that battle, the head of the 58 Army’s intelligence, Colonel Alexander Stytsina, the commander of the communications company, Captain Konstantin Kozlov, and the medical captain Sergey Kosachev, were killed.

Lost in Pervomaisk and group "A" of its two officers - Majors Andrei Kiselev and Viktor Vorontsov.

Vorontsov was from the border guards, served in a separate detachment of control in Sheremetevo-2. At first I got into Vympel, and in 1994, I switched to group “A”. He distinguished himself during the liberation of hostages in Budennovsk, for which he was awarded the Suvorov Medal.

Andrei Kiselev - a graduate of the Ryazan Airborne School. He served in the company of a special purpose regiment of the Airborne Forces, was an instructor in airborne training. In 1993 year adopted in the division "A".

Both officers took part in complex operational activities and combat operations. For courage and bravery shown in rescuing the hostages, Andrei Kiselev and Viktor Vorontsov were awarded the Order of Courage (posthumously).
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  1. Uncle Murzik
    Uncle Murzik April 1 2016 05: 42
    +52
    eternal memory to the guys! and bow to the earth!
    1. sherp2015
      sherp2015 April 1 2016 06: 34
      +54
      Quote: Uncle Murzik
      eternal memory to the guys! and bow to the earth!


      After the hunchback came to power, there was a complete betrayal aimed at destroying the country and with the advent of Yeltsman the situation worsened.
      The USSR was destroyed, the army spread its guts and trampled into the mud, including with the help of almost all the media, the KGB was reformed ...
      Everything that happened can be called in one word - Catastrophe
      1. Lexa-149
        Lexa-149 April 1 2016 16: 47
        +35
        Bear "marked" traded half of the country for the Nobel Prize, and the liberalist Borya the drunkard drank the rest ...
        Fists clench in impotent anger! And they made a huge museum for this drunk! They erected a monument! And the whole family switched to a state-run official cat.
    2. Starover_Z
      Starover_Z April 1 2016 09: 25
      +18
      Quote: Uncle Murzik
      eternal memory to the guys! and bow to the earth!

      Quote: sherp2015
      After the hunchback came to power, there was a complete betrayal aimed at destroying the country and with the advent of Yeltsman the situation worsened.
      The USSR was destroyed, the army spread its guts and trampled into the mud, including with the help of almost all the media, the KGB was reformed ...

      In the high chairs sat the profane who had seized hold of power, thinking that from their "high" teams everything would turn and turn and everything "will be done, master!"
      But how to do it and what is needed for this, they don’t care!
      So professionals and ordinary boys conscripts die!
      1. Bath
        Bath 26 May 2017 13: 13
        +1
        Yes, they sold the guys a hedgehog, clearly put in a very quiet and convenient place a handful of fighters and reported upstairs. The fly will not fly. Babos took it and were quietly happy
    3. SU69
      SU69 April 1 2016 11: 55
      +12
      Quote: Uncle Murzik
      eternal memory to the guys! and bow to the earth!

      "The heroism of some is the crime of others."
    4. max702
      max702 April 1 2016 13: 33
      +28
      That's what is strange when these events took place and oil of bravura reports poured from the screens for some reason I didn’t believe in all this .. On the contrary, I was completely sure that everything was categorically not so, but close to what was described in the article .. That was such confidence and that’s all! Why then I couldn’t believe in these fairy tales on behalf of the media and others, just by looking at the results, I understood that all these tales are FALSE! I understood that there weren’t any rings, support, competent leadership and an action plan .. The results completely confirmed this .. Years later, getting into high-profile events a couple of times becoming their non-free participant, and then looking at their media coverage, their faith was completely lost! And today there is no trust, but now it’s easier to have the Internet, and with due effort and availability of time, it is quite possible to form an opinion about what is really happening .. Naturally not 100% ..
      RS: I would very much like that these cases were raised from the cloth and a thorough investigation was carried out, who, what, why .. Each act has a name and surname, signatures do not go anywhere .. Deal with and punish the guilty, even if these are ancient elders and some are gone, to deprive of ranks, awards, pensions .. It will be a good science today, it will once again remind you of responsibility .. And it will be orders of magnitude more useful than renaming streets and demolishing monuments of bygone days ..
      RRS: I remember how they demolished the monument to Dzerzhinsky in the Lubyanka .. already then I did not understand WHY? Let it be a reminder of errors, so as not to repeat them again ..
      1. veteran66
        veteran66 April 2 2016 06: 56
        +7
        Quote: max702
        signatures do not go anywhere ..

        the fact of the matter is that, fearing for their chair, many scum in stripes gave oral orders or, in extreme cases, forced them to give such orders to their subordinates.
        1. sherp2015
          sherp2015 8 July 2016 09: 09
          +2
          Quote: veteran66

          the fact of the matter is that, fearing for their chair, many scum in stripes gave oral orders or, in extreme cases, forced them to give such orders to their subordinates.


          With generals like Kvashnin - no wonder
    5. Fedyanov
      Fedyanov April 1 2016 16: 54
      +1
      So then the militia of Chechnya were! In Voentorg, they bought machine guns - and you immediately shoot them! What wild people are you!
      1. Sergey777
        Sergey777 April 1 2016 19: 20
        +14
        Quote: Fedyanov
        Fedyanov UA Today, 16:54 ↑

        So then the militia of Chechnya were! In Voentorg, they bought machine guns - and you immediately shoot them! What wild people are you!

        D_u_r_a_k you Vasya and do not heal
      2. mult-65
        mult-65 April 1 2016 20: 42
        +7
        Fedyanov - ... hohlopopoe.
        1. Black Colonel
          Black Colonel 15 November 2016 17: 40
          +1
          And you don’t see the irony?
          1. gladcu2
            gladcu2 16 November 2016 00: 39
            +2
            Black Colonel

            His irony is not appropriate. Therefore, it deserves ...
      3. corporal
        corporal April 1 2016 21: 59
        +16
        Quote: Fedyanov
        So then the militia of Chechnya were!

        Militias do not commit raids to take hostages. fool
        1. Uxus
          Uxus 29 December 2017 12: 29
          0
          No, they are raiding in order to capture territories where people automatically become hostages.
      4. Old old
        Old old 11 October 2016 00: 57
        +6
        Yes for you (from Shchenyavmerly) and Bandera and the OUN-UPA-militias! And machines with BC such as Yarosh and Co. they brought from you.
        By the way, "civilized", why not in the ATO? Banderia is in danger!
      5. Uxus
        Uxus 29 December 2017 12: 28
        0
        Do not say...
  2. Good cat
    Good cat April 1 2016 06: 30
    +18
    Eternal memory to the dead, only the article does not answer the heading question, who betrayed all the same?
    1. clidon
      clidon April 1 2016 23: 07
      +3
      I think that no one specifically betrayed. First time or what? The usual "emergency" confusion, mess, unwillingness to take responsibility and do not care.
      It is especially pronounced when there are many bosses, they are nervous and do not really understand what to do.
      1. agate
        agate April 8 2017 09: 56
        0
        At one time, if I’m not mistaken, Lazar Kaganovich (if anyone remembers who he is) said, “Every accident has a specific name, surname and position,” something like this. Where are the first and last names?
    2. Baloo
      Baloo 27 February 2017 09: 58
      +4
      the article does not answer the title question, who betrayed all the same?
      Thought about it too. In general terms I remember this story, I did not know the details. I read frost on my skin, although I did not wear a shoulder strap and did not serve. I immediately remembered how Dudaev correspondents: tell EBN that I read his documents before he signs them. Or the 600th Basayev Mercedes near Beslan with Moscow numbers.
      Colleagues who are alive should be helped to perpetuate the memory of everyone who died then. hi
  3. Shark Lover
    Shark Lover April 1 2016 06: 35
    +37
    And I immediately remember one erysipelas, such as my cat, RED. As he, sitting on an individual airplane, patriotically declared that it was necessary to drive a nail into the lid of the coffin of the communist system, and he plundered and sold the country like seeds. (Last Mikhalkov’s program) So he drove in, like him, some, thank God, were dead already. From this plane would be his collar and snout in the mud, and with a slingshot on the machines. The country, the Army, people were exchanged for sweet kisses and loot of ovs.
    On the Internet there is a detailed description of this battle from a surviving, blind special forces officer.
    1. bionik
      bionik April 1 2016 07: 40
      +12
      Quote: Shark Lover

      On the Internet there is a detailed description of this battle from a surviving, blind special forces officer.


      This is the book "Pervomaika", Hero of Russia Zaripov MA (22 separate special-purpose brigade), about these events. Book on the site Art of Var.
      1. bionik
        bionik April 1 2016 08: 27
        +28
        Zaripov Albert Maratovich Born on November 8, 1968
        From 1985 to 1987 studied at the Ryazan Radio Engineering Institute.
        In May 1987, he was called up for military service in the ranks of the Soviet Army. Passed the service:
        - half a year in the Chirchik special forces training;
        - in the 6th battalion of special forces Lashkargah, Afghanistan, senior reconnaissance machine gunner, then deputy commander of a special forces group;
        - after the withdrawal of troops, he served in the 1st battalion 22 of the OBRSpN near Baku, deputy commander of a special forces reconnaissance group.
        From 1989 to 1993 he studied in the 13th company (Department of Strategic Defense) at the Ryazan Airborne Command School.
        As the commander of a special forces reconnaissance group, he participated:
        - in protecting and protecting civilians in the emergency zone of the Republic of North Ossetia August-October 1993
        - in a special operation to free Rostov schoolchildren taken hostage in December 1993.
        - in restoring constitutional order in Chechnya since January 1995.
        - in a special operation in Budennovsk in June 1995
        - in a special operation to neutralize the detachment of the field commander S. Raduyev in s. May Day in January 1996. In the battle A.Z. Zaripov was wounded in the head: lost his right eye, his left was badly damaged. As a result of unsuccessful treatment in the hospital. Burdenko completely lost his sight.

        By presidential decree of May 15, 1996, for the courage and heroism shown in the performance of a military duty, Senior Lieutenant Zaripov Albert Maratovich was awarded the title of Hero of the Russian Federation with the award of the Golden Star medal
        1. dimogen
          dimogen April 1 2016 08: 46
          +11
          Albert Maratovich once came to us in the VA Strategic Rocket Forces (we were on the second course). He talked about his military career. He also wrote a book, in it about the fight (in Pervomaisky) on the breakthrough site it is written, in the first person.
        2. Nikolay82
          Nikolay82 April 2 2016 14: 07
          +1
          strange of course, but some of the participants in those events are not very flattering to speak about Zaripov.
          http://forums.bkb-vityaz.ru/viewtopic.php?t=4480 , версия событий от участника , отряд "Витязь"
    2. Million
      Million April 1 2016 09: 45
      +13
      This red mug feels well now. Need, then, the president
    3. gladcu2
      gladcu2 April 1 2016 17: 34
      +4
      Shark Lover

      There is no communist system. This is a made-up term. There is communism as an ideology and there is communism as a social structure. One word but two different things. Although they have in common.

      This is for you to let you know, because knowledge helps to understand where lies are.

      Ideology is a changed morality.

      Morality is the primary value system that helps to survive individually. Given by the habitat originally by the family.

      So the Communists changed their morality by abandoning personal wealth, to the detriment of their survival system, only in favor of the public, state.

      Ideology cannot last long. This is artificial. Therefore, over time, when the goal is achieved, reverse degeneration occurs. Ideology is self-destructing.

      That is why there are many positive communists and many degenerates.

      In fact, ideologies can restore the country, but they can destroy it.
      1. gladcu2
        gladcu2 April 1 2016 18: 08
        +2
        In continuation.

        Lying takes precedence over truth for a short time. But it leads to a regression of destruction.

        It is always necessary to fight for the truth. Do you remember Koprenik? "but she's spinning"
        Burned, for the truth.
  4. Volga Cossack
    Volga Cossack April 1 2016 06: 45
    +8
    Eternal Memory to the Brothers! Thanks for the Article - you need to remember this!
  5. Uncle Murzik
    Uncle Murzik April 1 2016 06: 52
    0
    Quote: sherp2015
    Quote: Uncle Murzik
    eternal memory to the guys! and bow to the earth!


    After the hunchback came to power, there was a complete betrayal aimed at destroying the country and with the advent of Yeltsman the situation worsened.
    The USSR was destroyed, the army spread its guts and trampled into the mud, including with the help of almost all the media, the KGB was reformed ...
    Everything that happened can be called in one word - Catastrophe

    well you are the captain
  6. parusnik
    parusnik April 1 2016 07: 20
    +7
    The blood and these guys are on the conscience of those who destroyed the country ... But she has not yet gripped many .. Apparently there is nobody ...
  7. Reptiloid
    Reptiloid April 1 2016 07: 40
    +4
    Eternal Memory of the Dead.
    It hurts for them, for what became possible, their death, betrayal. We must remember and know about it ...
    A 2003 article, probably Shark-Lover, Sherp2015 replied who betrayed. The betrayal was that all this was happening. So I think.
  8. heruv1me
    heruv1me April 1 2016 07: 55
    +4
    There are very very interesting memoirs of the senior lieutenant of the GRU, SPN Zaripov Albert Maratovich called "Pervomaika", you can read here http://artofwar.ru/z/zaripow_a/text_0010.shtml.
    Everything is painted in detail with the eyes of an eyewitness, I haven’t met in more detail, there are comments on the text to the participants.
  9. Gray 43
    Gray 43 April 1 2016 08: 43
    +3
    As with the battle of the 6th company, questions about the culprits remain open
  10. Pvi1206
    Pvi1206 April 1 2016 09: 32
    +5
    Betrayal and incompetence of the highest echelons of power ...
    1. saigon
      saigon 24 September 2016 10: 38
      +1
      If a soldier commits a feat, it means that he corrects the mistakes or stupidity of the generals.
  11. Dimy4
    Dimy4 April 1 2016 10: 13
    +11
    Fists of powerlessness shrink to remember that time, at the helm of the country were those who did not need the country in any capacity, except as a cash cow. And these people were paid specifically for the collapse of the army, industry and all the infrastructure created during the Soviet period. And everyone knows the payer - this is our most sworn "partner" who, by the way, was engaged in financing and informational support of the bandits. It's a shame that some people still live and live in freedom and are not entertaining devils with ravings about "democracy".
  12. Warrior2015
    Warrior2015 April 1 2016 10: 36
    +11
    1ya Chechen generally a model of how NOT to conduct a local war.
    2ya Chechen - an example of how you can conduct a local war is BETTER - but there was also a lot of sloppiness and incompetent stupidity.
    1. sherp2015
      sherp2015 April 1 2016 12: 26
      +2
      Quote: Warrior2015
      1ya Chechen generally a model of how NOT to conduct a local war.
      2ya Chechen - an example of how you can conduct a local war is BETTER - but there was also a lot of sloppiness and incompetent stupidity.


      With such leaders ...
      what can we talk about?
  13. Nekarmadlen
    Nekarmadlen April 1 2016 10: 43
    +2
    I remember on TV showed a report about the events in Pervomaisk. The terrorists who were killed during the breakthrough were all barefoot ... They said that they had specially taken off their shoes to go quietly ... There was information that the killed terrorists had good mountain boots and they were immediately removed so that the good would not disappear ... Such a time then ...
  14. iouris
    iouris April 1 2016 10: 58
    +11
    Yeltsin was concerned about only one thing: that the "reforms" were irreversible. For this, this war was arranged and therefore it was waged SO.
  15. i am su-24
    i am su-24 April 1 2016 11: 05
    +3
    After the Great Patriotic War, the 90s became the most troubled time in the history of Russia. And all the stripes that destroyed Russia need only be exterminated!
    1. kuz363
      kuz363 29 October 2016 20: 57
      +4
      It really was a troubled time. It is still not known exactly how many people died at the White House in 1993? And why go back more than 70 years ago and look for the heroes of the Second World War, when they were killed already in our time! And those who killed and gave orders probably feel good about themselves in the authorities.
  16. jakub
    jakub April 1 2016 11: 11
    +2
    Chechens fellows didn’t lie under the Abromovich’s Chubais Jews and by the way didn’t forgive how the Russians endured when the wife of the Sobchak Narusov declared that the Russians were a nation of slaves and
    1. heccrbq8
      heccrbq8 April 1 2016 11: 59
      +6
      They are under the Jews and lay down, fools.
    2. Aleks tv
      Aleks tv April 1 2016 12: 24
      +8
      Quote: yakub
      Chechens fellows didn’t lie under the Abromovich’s Chubais Jews and by the way didn’t forgive how the Russians endured when the wife of the Sobchak Narusov declared that the Russians were a nation of slaves and

      You are probably young, or ... you know the Caucasus from books you once wrote this.
      The people you wrote about are not very simple. And rowing everyone under one comb (just what you are doing) - this was one of the main mistakes of shit at the beginning of 90's, which led to complete shit.
    3. iouris
      iouris April 1 2016 21: 04
      +3
      Berezovsky visited the commander of the group in Chechnya Pulikovsky at night from the side of the militants. At the same time, when Pulikovsky began to express his dissatisfaction with him, Berezovsky told the general that at any moment he could "swat" him along with the entire group like flies.
  17. Aleks tv
    Aleks tv April 1 2016 12: 15
    +19
    Yes, it was.
    In the first Czech Republic there really was no eating, plus interruptions from bp and ... yes to everyone else.
    Moreover, each impudent, stupid face tried to lead and order ...

    I read this material, but having re-read it now for some reason ... I remembered the current patriots.
    I’m not smart.

    Here is to go through the uttermost when your State lowers you below the baseboard, and even with hunger under bullets, when it spits on your families, from year to year ...
    And at the same time, remain faithful to the Oath, continue to fulfill the tasks and ... do not lose the sincere love for your homeland ....................
    This is true patriotism with a capital letter.
    Terry such undiluted.
    From him, the unprepared will burst out with one drop, but it was just that, True Patriotism made our Fighters steel, which is why we always broke the backbone of everyone who tried to bend us.
    And we’ll break it, since it’s already in our blood.
    And Urya-patriotism is a lie and a deception of oneself and others. This is the mantra of those who were not TAM. This is a song of the weak in spirit.
    Then the Fighters near Pervomaisky did not have it, but was ... on TV screens.
    Already teeth, aphids, were scraped from memories.
    ...........

    To fighters at May Day:
    Honor and deep respect.
    Weathered to the brink of strength. Endured betrayal and stupidity of leadership. Did more than possible. Remained Fighters and people.
    Military Greetings ...
    1. sherp2015
      sherp2015 April 1 2016 12: 33
      +3
      Quote: Aleks tv
      Yes, it was.
      In the first Czech Republic there really was no eating, plus interruptions from bp and ... yes to everyone else.
      Moreover, each impudent, stupid face tried to lead and order ...

      I read this material, but having re-read it now for some reason ... I remembered the current patriots.
      I’m not smart.

      Here is to go through the uttermost when your State lowers you below the baseboard, and even with hunger under bullets, when it spits on your families, from year to year ...
      And at the same time, remain faithful to the Oath, continue to fulfill the tasks and ... do not lose the sincere love for your homeland ....................
      This is true patriotism with a capital letter.
      Terry such undiluted.
      From him, the unprepared will burst out with one drop, but it was just that, True Patriotism made our Fighters steel, which is why we always broke the backbone of everyone who tried to bend us.
      And we’ll break it, since it’s already in our blood.
      And Urya-patriotism is a lie and a deception of oneself and others. This is the mantra of those who were not TAM. This is a song of the weak in spirit.
      Then the Fighters near Pervomaisky did not have it, but was ... on TV screens.
      Already teeth, aphids, were scraped from memories.
      ...........

      To fighters at May Day:
      Honor and deep respect.
      Weathered to the brink of strength. Endured betrayal and stupidity of leadership. Did more than possible. Remained Fighters and people.
      Military Greetings ...


      A mediocre government led by Yeltsman, stupid leaders in the Ministry of Defense (who boasted there: "One regiment ..." ") generals like Kvashnenykh, and without exception all the treacherous media
  18. vladimirw
    vladimirw April 1 2016 12: 47
    +3
    Eternal memory to heroes!
  19. ramzes1776
    ramzes1776 April 1 2016 13: 09
    +4
    Quote: iouris
    Yeltsin was concerned about only one thing: that the "reforms" were irreversible. For this, this war was arranged and therefore it was waged SO.

    How did this drunk say: a sniper monitors every gunman where he goes and the sniper sends his weapons. He personally showed how negative
  20. otto meer
    otto meer April 1 2016 13: 44
    +26
    I read the article, read the comments ... You know, sad. Yeltsin is bad. I agree. Even more than that, it’s a pity that my mother didn’t strangle him in the cradle. The Yeltsin government is bad. I agree again. And even more than that, well, you understand ...
    But! Let's take a look at our current "leader" and his team. Of course, the situation has changed for the better, the army is not starving, there are no modern weapons, exercises are there again, all sorts of firing. Only it's not about that. It's about how the "heroes" of that war are doing now. Let's start from our side. Those who are dear and close to me. My company commander (sorry, no names and surnames). No half-head, no eye, deaf as a stump, wild pain due to the hardest mine-explosive. Still. An unemployed disabled pensioner. The pension is 17 thousand. Company commander's "pager". There is no leg, arm, one lung, half of the liver. An unemployed disabled pensioner. Pension 14,5 thousand. The company commander's "rudder" has no legs. An unemployed disabled pensioner. Pension 14,5 thousand. And guys, to whom what, but too little good. Now let's take
    Quote: yakub
    Chechens fellows did not lie under Abromovich Chubais
    ... Bai-Ali Tevsiev (known to those who are in the know). Alive and healthy, holds a post in the Grozny mayor's office. Shaa Turlaev. Businessman. I'm happy with my life. Adam Delimkhanov. Like in the State Duma. Does not live in poverty. Magomed Khambiev. Member of the Chechen parliament. Does not grieve, does not need. Well, our "hero of Russia" himself, a professor and a general, a pillar of Islam and "the light of the Caucasus" Ramzan Svet Akhmatovich .... just PROSERS!
    Well, tell me why Yeltsin is bad and Putin is good?
    Well, this is lyrics, but in the case. To all the fallen - GLORY! and live - LIVE!
    1. Disant
      Disant April 2 2016 00: 14
      0
      Otto, about pensions - wait a minute, for disability they have to pay 20-25 thousand pensions every month - you just have to pass a commission every year. Veterans - another two thousand a month ...
      1. otto meer
        otto meer April 2 2016 01: 27
        +8
        All invalids of the first group. The commission is one-time, unlimited. Inspection twice a year. By the way, a very humiliating procedure. The company commander drinks for a long time. If with all-all, then yes about 25 runs (22-24), but purely "invalid" - as I wrote above. No. I will not say that the state gave up. But they collected the prostheses themselves. They did it in Austria (my aunt is a practicing doctor there - thanks for helping). Here, no one needs it for nothing, and they do not know how. Burns and that really could not reduce, only disfigured even more, and only orthopedists ... No. It's okay. We are not complaining. If the Motherland calls, we are ready!
  21. Warrior2015
    Warrior2015 April 1 2016 17: 56
    +2
    Quote: Nekarmadlen
    the killed terrorists had good mountain boots and they were immediately removed so that the good would not disappear ... Such was the time then ...
    Unfortunately, the problem of shoes is always relevant in a war, especially a mountain one.

    Quote: otto meer
    Well, tell me why Yeltsin is bad and Putin is good?
    Your post is the answer to YOUR SAME QUESTION.
  22. otto meer
    otto meer April 1 2016 19: 06
    +16
    Quote: Warrior2015
    Your post is the answer to YOUR SAME QUESTION.
    So I ask why people are so delighted at the mention of Putin? To be honest, then good is not enough. Reform the army, yes! Fanfare! Applause! And if you look deeper, the reforms are fake. Just a pretty wrapper, zilch! We are raising the economy. Hooray! Ovation! And what the hell is an economy without heavy machinery of class "A" (production of machines that will make machines)? Yes, small and medium business! Daesh! Sure! Try to open your own car service. They assure your feet to the very yai ... you will erase running around the authorities, give so much money that you don't want to like such businesses, and then you will earn - give that, give that, the firemen pinned down, so give and pay another fine (I can't live without a fine to leave - the boss will say - did not work). And agriculture, and "chemistry", and science, for that matter! I generally keep quiet about the social sphere. Hospitals, pensions, education - there is generally a "pipe"!
    And you turn on the news - Putin is Putin, this, with a horse, on a horse, under a horse, and so and so. And they drove people already - our Putin is everything! Any drunk knows Yeltsin-avno, but Putin is a god! And so, we are slowly going to the bottom, but the truth is to the sounds of the march.
    1. mult-65
      mult-65 April 1 2016 20: 53
      0
      Give - Uralmash !!!
    2. d.gksueyjd
      d.gksueyjd 26 September 2016 18: 31
      +2
      Putin has many shortcomings, but after the death of I.V. Stalin is the first ruler of Russia (USSR), for whom he is not ashamed of the world community, and he did a lot for the revival of the Russian Federation. If not for corruption in the party in power, United Russia and not even the fact of corruption itself, but forgiveness to high-ranking stolen officials - V.V. Putin would be the country's best leader in the last 200 years. Some did not live or had already forgotten Gorbachev’s, then Yeltsin’s times when there weren’t: no food, no salary, no medicine. The generation of the 60s has something to compare, especially after the feast of the Brezhnev period.
      1. Aurum
        Aurum 3 October 2016 15: 33
        +4
        comment delirium fanatic
        ..after Stalin, there was Andropov
        I wonder who he was good for at that time .. the birch on his leg was with the militants and this one was under the birch.
      2. aleks_29296
        aleks_29296 7 October 2016 12: 57
        +2
        Putin has many shortcomings, but after the death of I.V. Stalin is the first ruler of Russia (USSR)


        I was somehow not ashamed of Brezhnev either.
  23. Warrior2015
    Warrior2015 April 1 2016 19: 45
    +2
    Quote: otto meer
    And so, we are slowly going to the bottom, but the truth is to the sounds of the march.

    Well on "Titanic" the orchestra also played to the end ... laughing
    1. otto meer
      otto meer April 2 2016 01: 36
      +3
      Quote: Warrior2015
      Well on "Titanic" the orchestra also played to the end ...

      Nooo. There is no end to the Russian Family. It's just that time. It was already so. And the politicians were sitting in the Kremlin, and the Horde was paying, and the French were marauding around Moscow. We’ll overthrow anything, and from the ashes we’ll rise up, but our enemies ... Where is the Horde, Speech of the Apostles, Emperor Napoleon ...
  24. jakub
    jakub April 1 2016 20: 50
    +2
    3 percent own 70 percent of the resources and among them so few Russians have robbed you and you wiped yourself and silent and the red-haired boy says on TV yes privatization was a violation of the law I threw you that it’s weak to sue Jewish shit tomorrow
    1. otto meer
      otto meer April 1 2016 22: 15
      +7
      Quote: yakub
      3 percent own 70 percent of the resources and among them so few Russians have robbed you and you wiped yourself and silent and the red-haired boy says on TV yes privatization was a violation of the law I threw you that it’s weak to sue Jewish shit tomorrow
      There is no need to kindle, it is better to read the history of that country, under whose flag you are scribbling your monkeys (although there is a suspicion that you became a resident of this country in the year 95-97). Read how the Swedish nobility treated you, whom they held you for, with what diligence the "proud sons of the northern path" licked rumpa to the Swedes. And also be sure to find out in what year Norway gained independence and only then croak at the Russian man.
  25. proud
    proud April 2 2016 00: 10
    +11
    Eternal memory to the heroes! I am simply amazed and admire the courage of these people: Being devoted to their own country, hungry, receiving a beggarly salary, not having normal equipment, they remained faithful to military duty, the state whose government didn’t put them! They gave their lives for their homeland, which at that time was probably not only humiliated by the lazy! I bow before them, both before the dead and the living! Thank you guys for the fact that in a difficult time you remained real people, thanks to people like you today, we are again proud of Russia!
  26. d.gksueyjd
    d.gksueyjd 26 September 2016 18: 16
    +7
    "Who betrayed our soldiers?" - The main drunk and "3,14" doras in a maroon beret and the appointed Barsukov! The participation of other high-ranking officials is less noticeable, but they made a significant contribution to the destruction of the RF (USSR) Armed Forces. Why was the real patriot of Russia and military general L. Rokhlin killed by the Yeltsin clique?
    1. Aurum
      Aurum 3 October 2016 15: 35
      +3
      and Colonel General of the FSB Trofimov.
  27. A.
    A. 1 October 2016 21: 54
    +5
    A deep bow to our soldiers. Contempt for traitors.
  28. Damask
    Damask 6 October 2016 19: 35
    +1
    Rather it will be, betrayed and sold
  29. Chaos
    Chaos 7 October 2016 14: 06
    +3
    I can’t believe that the generals couldn’t put up a double, triple cordon, fit tanks there, ensure the change of l / s in positions. food, warm clothes. I can’t believe that the generals did not provide aerial reconnaissance with the inscription of the positions of the militants on the map. I believe that they were not allowed to do this. And these were someone in the Kremlin.
  30. Snob
    Snob 8 October 2016 13: 17
    +2
    I served urgently at this time, it was a difficult time. The soldiers shot their legs, swallowed needles, and deserted a lot. I ended up in the Krasnodar Motorized Rifle Regiment 3703, the commander was a Chechen who, drunk, yelled at us before the formation, wishing that our mothers would give birth to us back ... Military training in the KMB was zero, they only kept the old oath on oath. They fed worse dogs in the dining room, we didn’t see any meat, there was mainly cabbage soup, and the soldiers walked once a week for the most part. And the most idiotic thing was that lawlessness was happening at night, duty officers evaporated and demobilized youngsters barracks against the barracks, scuffles against the backdrop of the war, they broke the psyche of the soldiers as if on purpose.
    1. ALEXEY VLADIMIROVICH
      ALEXEY VLADIMIROVICH 10 October 2016 11: 53
      +1
      Well, the Russian army exists to break a man. It can fight, as in Chechnya or Ossetia, but this is a side function; just like a war, the army can build houses or dig trenches. Yes, and the harvest in the village is not our soldiers. They cleaned them a long time ago. Now, of course, the military activity of the army has been increased, but it will not take long to turn off.
    2. yawa63
      yawa63 29 November 2016 11: 56
      +1
      Well, suppose 3703 is not a motorized rifle regiment, but an operational regiment of internal troops, the commander at that time was not a Chechen, what else can you imagine?
  31. Mwg
    Mwg 11 October 2016 07: 50
    +2
    The author is great. Such topics should be periodically raised so that it is not forgotten that it is quite possible to defile your country and humiliate your people when money is blind. Dollars ... At that time, everyone was turned on them. It seemed to everyone that it was just a little bit before prosperity. Our foreign "partners" hung a carrot in front of their noses, offering both money for the sale of the secret (and then they did not give money for something else, only for the sale of vital things), and overseas temptations in exchange for the same money. As a result, we were treated like the Papuans at one time: for the mirrors and colorful ribbons they took away strength, freedom, well-being, the health of children, the calm old age of the elderly, the lives of brothers and sisters.
    A hangover from a dollar courage is hard and God forbid not to fall into this again.
  32. vlbelugin
    vlbelugin 13 October 2016 22: 32
    +1
    It is written in great detail in the book of the Hero of Russia Zaripov "Pervomaika".
    The memoirs of Hero of Russia Albert Maratovich Zaripov mainly concerned January 1996. Then, being the senior lieutenant and commander of the group, and his comrades from the 22nd separate special brigade of the GRU General Staff, they became the only obstacle to the gang of Raduyev breaking into Chechnya. The reasons for the (theoretically) overwhelming superiority in people and technology to reflect the breakthrough of the Raydayites were (practically) a handful of our soldiers and officers, Zaripov explains in great detail in his book. In battle, Albert Zaripov was wounded: a bullet entered the left temple and left the right eye. Due to a medical error, he completely lost his sight. After that, he wrote several books.
  33. geologist
    geologist 1 December 2016 21: 23
    +1
    What sho you wanted, Muschins. The collapse of the USSR - a civil war. When the commies were dispersed, everyone was happy as children ... I told my friend in 1991 that there would be a war — he looked at me as if I were crazy. Then it began - blazed in the Caucasus. In 1993, at a dinner there was a conversation among working miners of different nationalities about the likelihood of war in Ukraine. We were one more people and therefore Ukrainians who were in the company were amazed. No one believed in such a scenario, although Ossetians in Vladikavkaz were already fighting to the death with the Ingush on the streets of the city.
    + + + + + + + + + +
    And now the question is - who betrayed? Everyone should ask themselves first. Blinded in that battle, a young man - an officer accuses journalists of giving away the position of a small detachment of scouts. Read his "Pervomayka". The terrorists knew that the whole squad of fighters with 1 machine gun was against them. On the night before the attack, the scouts were confused that in the morning they would attack themselves. Naturally, the stretch marks and MON-ku were removed - we should follow them ourselves. In the afternoon, a TV man from Moscow, who had previously visited Salman Raduev in Pervomayskoye, was rummaging alongside the trenches - it was an ominous sign and the officers noted it. Since there was no minefield, and the fighters were exhausted from previous battles, the bandits were missed and the battle broke out at a grenade throw distance. Novosibirsk OMON was just lucky - they walked in a column of three, but the machine gunner 22 br. hesitated and let them go into the dead zone. In general, from Zaripov's memoirs, I understood that the army was dissatisfied with the passivity of the "alpha", although they can be understood - they were preparing to storm the column, and not to fight for the village. But after all, the intelligence of the brigade had to deal with intelligence, languages, and the senior intelligence officer of the 58th Army had to sit at the headquarters and draw circles with arrows, and not run around with a machine gun under heavy fire from 200 barrels.
  34. ibragim
    ibragim 10 March 2017 09: 42
    0
    Quote: Disant
    Otto, about pensions - wait a minute, for disability they have to pay 20-25 thousand pensions every month - you just have to pass a commission every year. Veterans - another two thousand a month ...

    You know about surcharges and pensions, I’ll say one thing, sometimes it’s just a shame to get a handout from our state in the form of military ones, and the annual confirmation of disability is just a mockery. What if new legs grow in a year. There is no respect for veterans in our state.
  35. captain
    captain 26 May 2017 18: 00
    0
    I am terribly sorry for our soldiers and junior officers. I myself fought in Afghanistan, was the commander of a reconnaissance and landing company in the 781 orb. To us in 1981-82gg replenishment was delivered. The course of the young fighter, the oath, 1 УУС on shooting and to Afghanistan. They came to the company (they took only volunteers) and did not know anything. We began classes with them by training to throw grenades, launch flares, lights. We were taught to walk on patrol, equip ambush positions, etc. In our country, we have never felt sorry for people to our rulers and generals.
  36. Airman
    Airman 27 December 2017 12: 06
    0
    The last February night of 2000, beyond Ulus-Kert, also perished, sold by a jackal company.
    To whom is war, and to whom is mother dear ... A terrible saying.
    ...
    Kingdom of Heaven to all soldiers who laid down their lives for their homeland !!!
    .........................
  37. DeGreen
    DeGreen 10 January 2018 08: 12
    +1
    In 95, I remember how the Yeltsin Democratic Generals sold us. In Grozny. For a minute