RankLieutenant Colonel Years of service2014–present Battles and warsWar in Donbass
Born27 June 1966 (age 49)
Donetsk, Ukrainian SSR, USSR (1966-06-27) AllegianceDonetsk People's Republic Service/branchUnited Armed Forces of Novorossiya Similar PeopleAleksandr Zakharchenko, Denis Pushilin, Igor Plotnitsky, Mikhail Tolstykh, Vladimir Kononov
2015 PDR Defense Minister Basurin/Интервью Эдуард Басурин
Eduard Aleksandrovich Basurin (Russian: Эдуард Александрович Басурин; born 27 June 1966) is Deputy Defence Minister and defence spokesman of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic. In 2014 he served as a political commissar of the Kalmius Battalion.