(15. 7. 1974 - 10. 9. 1999)
With eleznev Alexander - the operational commander of a platoon of riot police offices at the Internal Affairs of the Yaroslavl region, police lieutenant. Born July 15, 1974 in the Yaroslavl region Tunoshna. Russian. I finished school in 1991. Then worked as a carpenter. From December 1992 - Emergency Service. In 1994 he was admitted to the police, in riot at the Internal Affairs of the Yaroslavl region. First was an intern in the position of police officer-soldier. Since 1997 - the commander of the operational department of the platoon.
In autumn 1999, a group Yaroslvskogo riot was on mission in Dagestan. Yaroslavl's had to perform a purely police function: verification of documents, passport regime, escorting detainees to filtration points. But the realities of life have been different.
. 4 September 1999 a group of Yaroslavl OMON with 17-m special purpose squad and riot squad, Tula was included in the attacking group for the release of Chechen bandits and mercenaries village Chabanmakhi and Karamakhi.
. The fire on the positions of the militants were at the height and artillery, and tanks, and aircraft
. At night, the assault began on September 10. Key unnamed high, despite the loss, the furious resistance fighters, they had seized. On the night of Sept. 11 militants had tried to take revenge and began to storm the height. In the pitch darkness and hiding behind a herd of cows ... The position of the assault team attacked riot grenades. Lead group advancing, surpassed in numbers of riot police, Alexander put accurate machine-gun bursts. But there were casualties and deaths among the defenders. Run out of ammo. The militants, sensing this, stepped up the fire with machine guns and grenade launchers, snipers active. Once again, massive attack.
Seleznev, who led the defense in one of the flanks of height, quickly assessed the situation. He gathered all the ammunition, crawling with a machine gun to a new position and then unleashed a barrage of fire on the advancing: the pace of their attack has managed to hit, the fighters concentrated fire on the machine gunner. And the rest of our fighters attack the group an opportunity to make from the shelling wounded and the bodies of dead comrades.
. And on the position Selezneva already beaten from all types of weapons.
. ... Alexander died at the hands rushed to his rescue soldiers Yaroslavl riot
. His body was literally riddled with bullets. Tu nameless hill on the outskirts of the village of Karamakhi they managed to keep.
. W tion Hero Russia Alexander A. Seleznev conferred posthumously on Dec. 30, 1999.