Photos of former soldier of Russian Special Forces in Syria

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Former soldier of Russian Special Forces fighting alongside pro-government forces near Palmyra.

Viacheslav Korneev (“Goblin”) (born February 25, 1976, Kovdor, Murmansk region, USSR) – Russian Special Forces Airborne soldier, a member of the fighting in the North Caucasus, Officer of the Order of Courage, a musician, singer-songwriter.

In 2005, after returning from a trip to the North Caucasus, he was seriously injured in a road accident, which caused the dismissal of the special units.

In 2007, at the end of treatment, he was discharged.

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