Famous Soviet general Ivan Veltelko died

The famous Soviet General Ivan Veltelko died in a private pension “Academy of longevity” in the Moscow region Skolkovo. It is reported by Komsomolskaya Pravda.

Vertko was 94 years old. The cause of death is not specified.

Ivan Vertko – a member of the Great Patriotic War, a member of the Union of Writers of Russia. Awarded a variety of military awards, including the Order of the Patriotic War of I degree, the Order of the Red Star, the Order “For the service of the Motherland in the Armed Forces of the USSR” III degree, the medal “for military merit”, the medal “For the capture of Koenigsberg” and others. In the 1990s, Colonel-General was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union.