Colonel of the Engineering Troops Rustam Saifullin became the fourth Tatar to be awarded the Hero of Russia star as a result of a military special operation on the territory of Ukraine.
The star of the Hero of the Russian Federation was presented to a native of the village. Vagai of the Tyumen region, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu. The award ceremony took place in Moscow at the Central Military Clinical Hospital. P. V. Mandryka, where Rustam Saifullin is currently undergoing treatment.
To perpetuate the name of the Hero of the Russian Federation, a school in the Vagai district of the Tyumen region will receive the name of the Hero of Russia, Colonel Rustam Saifullin. Residents of the Tyumen region are proud of the feat of their countryman, and the city administration, as a sign of the heroism of Rustam Saifullin, placed a banner with his image.