Kutuzov led the 38th Separate Communications Regiment of the Russian Airborne Forces when he was a colonel in the Russian Armed Forces (military unit 54164).

2017 saw Kutuzov serve in an acting capacity as the commander of the 5th Combined Arms Army. Within the 29th Combined Arms Army in the year 2019, he served as the interim commander.

By the year 2020, Kutuzov had risen through the ranks to become the chief of staff of the 29th Combined Arms Army. At the time of his death on June 5, 2022, Kutuzov was serving as the commander of the 1st Army Corps of the Donetsk People’s Republic.

He was killed during the struggle for Severdonetsk-Lysychansk, which took place near Lysychansk, Ukraine. It was Russian mil blogger Telegram Group was the first to report his death, and reports of his passing were later confirmed by Russian state media.

How Did Roman Kutuzov Die?

A fight in the eastern Donbas area, where the conflict is presently concentrated, has claimed the lives of Russian General Roman Kutuzov, according to Russian state-owned media and Ukraine’s military.

At least four Russian generals have been killed in the conflict in Ukraine since Vladimir Putin initiated the conflict on February 24, more than 100 days ago.