(29. 7. 1965 - 26. 4. 2000)
W evelev Nikolai - the battalion commander in the operational use of the North Caucasus region of internal troops, Lieutenant Colonel. Born July 29, 1965 in the village Elenovskij Krasnogvardeyskoe region of Krasnodar Krai. Russian. In 1984 he enrolled in the Saratov Higher Military Command School of the MVD USSR Dzerzhinsky. He studied with the desire, he graduated from college with honors.
For service was sent to the Ural District of internal troops. After graduating in 1998, the Military Academy named M.V. Frunze - Deputy Chief of Staff of the regiment, battalion commander. Repeatedly perform combat missions in Dagestan and Chechnya. Awarded the Medal of Valor Б• Б•L.
In mid-April 2000 near the entrance to the gorge is becoming more attacks Vedeno roadblocks internal forces. April 23 at Serzhen-Yurtom (Argun Gorge) fighters raided logistical convoy paratroopers. It was there in armored personnel carriers and infantry fighting vehicles and proceeded to search and reconnaissance group of BB, which was led by Lieutenant Colonel Shevelev. April 26 under the same Serzhen-Yurtom scouts found a detachment of militia in quantities up to 60 people. Colonel Shevelev decided to initiate hostilities, seeking pre radioed for reinforcements.
. But then in the rear of Russia's squad was another group of Chechen militants, which caused "a dagger-blow" of the grenade launcher, and the feds before the arrival of reinforcements had to fire "as it were, on two fronts."
. After the death of battalion commanders have taken the lieutenant Kalin
. By the evening the same day, the militants were defeated. The losses among Russian troops were 10 people. The militants have lost at least 25 people.
. W tion Hero Russia Nikolai Nikolaevich Shevelyov awarded posthumously March 5, 2001.
. He was buried in his native village.