In this name that follows Eastern Slavic naming conventions, the patronymic is Nikolayevich and the family name is Paliy.
Not to be confused with Andrei Palii, a Moldovan agronomist.
Андрей Николаевич Палий
(1971-02-13)13 February 1971 Kyiv, Ukrainian SSR, USSR
20 March 2022 (age 51) Mariupol, Ukraine
Years of service
Captain 1st rank
Black Sea Fleet
Russian military intervention in the Syrian civil war
2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine
Siege of Mariupol †
Andrei Nikolayevich Paliy (Russian: Андре́й Никола́евич Па́лий; 13 February 1971 – 20 March 2022) was a Russian naval officer who served as the deputy commander of the Black Sea Fleet. He was killed in combat in the Battle of Mariupol during the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
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