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Maj. Gen. Vladimir Frolov, deputy commander of the 8th Army, is at least the eighth Russian general killed in Ukraine. (GV Wire Composite/Paul Marshall)
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The mayor of St. Petersburg said in a statement on Saturday that another Russian general was killed while fighting in Ukraine.

Maj. Gen. Vladimir Frolov, deputy commander of Russia’s 8th Army, was killed in combat last week.

“Today we say goodbye to a real hero,”  said Alexander Beglov, the mayor of Russia’s second-largest city.

At least seven other Russian generals have died since the war began on Feb. 24.

Bill McEwen is news director and columnist for GV Wire. He joined GV Wire in August 2017 after 37 years at The Fresno Bee. With The Bee, he served as Opinion Editor, City Hall reporter, Metro columnist, sports columnist and sports editor through the years. His work has been frequently honored by the California Newspapers Publishers Association, including authoring first-place editorials in 2015 and 2016. Bill and his wife, Karen, are proud parents of two adult sons, and they have two grandsons. You can contact Bill at 559-492-4031 or at Send an Email

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