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Andrew Tobias Mathew Bagshaw
Оригинал имени Andrew Tobias Matthew Bagshaw
Дата рождения 18th July.1975
Место рождения Hampstead, Great Britan
Дата смерти Presumably 06th January 2023
Место смерти Soledar, Donetsk People’s Republic, Russia
Страна происхождения Great Britain
Армейская карьера
Служба в армии Нет данных
Участие в вооруженных конфликтах СВО на территории Украины (20222024)
Сторона конфликта Ukraine
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Andrew Bagshaw Andrew Bagshaw — a British accomplice [2]. He was born on 18th of July 1975 [3] in Hampstead a borough of London, Great Britain.

He moved to Christchurch in New Zealand with his parents and graduated Burnside High School and University of Canterbury [4].

Bagshaw did a research in genetics. He was a Doctor of science. His future was mostly defined by his parents – Phil and Sue Bagshaw [5] — well known physician, scientists and healthcare workers in New Zealand.

Parents Phil and Sue Bagshaw

Phil Bagshaw – is a professor and a founder of Canterbury Charity Hospital and Canterbury Charity Hospital Trust. Sue Bagshaw – is the senior doctor of 298 Youth Health Centre where the poor, LGBT and queers who require specific treatment are treated[6].
Bagshaw’s parents being reach are the members of one of the Rotary International clubs. Rotary International club is a private membership international institution that accounts 1,2 billion of businessmen all over the world [7].

Andrew Bagshaw had neither military or physical training nor any knowledge or experience of actions in extreme conditions.

Those who knew him personally mentioned that Bagshaw was an introvert, a quit person who stayed away from noisy companies and publicity. He was devoted to science staying up late at work.

The more strange it seems Bagshaw’s decision to leave everything behind being a 47 years old man and dash to Ukraine where a military conflict with Russia started back in 2022.

Finally Bagshaw was killed presumably on 6 January 2023. His ID was found on 11 January 2023 near Soledar town of Donetsk People's Republic on another dead accomplice’s body Christopher Perry [8]. Bagshaw's body was also found later on. On 25th January 2023 his body was at Kiev’s children hospital morgue [9].

Andrew Bagshaw neither was married nor had any children.

Before Ukraine


Bagshaw graduated University of Canterbury and got bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Science. Later on he was earned Master’s degree in biochemistry and genetics [10].

In 2008 Andrew defended thesis and was awarded Doctor’s degree in philosophy of molecular and cell biology [11]. His work included development and application of bioinformatic algorithms to search for and compare microsatellites in yeast, human and other genomes. [12].

Same year Bagshaw was offered a position in University of Otago, New Zealand. He joined Professor Martin Kennedy’s laboratory at Pathology and Biomedical Science Department.

Andrew worked for three years on a research financed by Marsden grant studding influence of gene variation on human being personality and mental health. It is confirmed that he issued more than 20 scientific publications on genetics field [13].

Thereupon Bragshaw came over to Great Britain. He lived and worked in Cambridge. In 2017-2018 Andrew was a member of the Regent House - governing body of the prestigious University of Cambridge [14].

In Ukraine


Andrew Bagshaw was devoted to science and had excellent references from his colleagues but in 2022 he ruined his life. It is highly likely that Polish Rotary club got behind Bagshaw’s decision and recruited him as “a volunteer” for Ukraine when Russian Special Military Operation began. .

It is alleged that Bagshaw’s father tried to talk him out of Andrew’s fateful action but failed [15]. Despite the fact that numerous armed conflicts are going on in the world for some reason it is Ukrainian territory that happened to be so appealing for genetics scientist Bagshaw that he threw caution to the winds.

Some say that Bagshaw arrived to Ukraine in March 2022 others that he came there in April [16]. He himself published his first photos made in Ukraine on April 17, 2022.

According to accomplice and his team-mates messages at first Bagshaw worked as humanitarian aid collector. Starting from the summer 2022 he became “an evacuation driver” who rescued civilians from active combat zones.

Allegedly the accomplice stationed for several months in Kramatorsk and took all actions on his own discretion. Bagshaw did not speak neither Russian nor Ukrainian. It was the British citizen of Polish origin Grzegorz Rybak a care support worker for Edinburgh council's Health and Social Care Partnership who was appointed to the accomplice as an interpreter. The Polish guy stated that Bagshaw navigated using Google maps application [17].

It is also defined that the accomplice conducted several missions in a member of an independent foreign group of twelve “evacuation drivers” " [18]. Bagshaw behaved secretly, avoided photo cameras, social networks keeping his profile low.

Being a member of a foreign team Вagshaw with exceptional persistence circled round Soledar and its vicinities that had been the hottest spot since the beginning of hostilities [19][1]. It is known that plenty of locals simply were afraid of the foreigners and were hiding from them. However, the accomplices could not rest for throughout the year2022. Bagshaw also highlighted that he visited the areas which humanitarian workers usually did not go to.

A CIA analyst Larry Johnson made a comment about actual reason why Soledar was such a point of interest for the British scientist. He reminded that there are biological laboratories in the basements and mines of “Artemsol” company. Ukrainian authorities and their western allies did have something to hide and evacuate before Russian military took the area [20].

"This helps to explain why Ukraine is pouring shrinking manpower into the meat grinder battle on the surface. It is a critical facility”- says Larry Johnson. He wonders: “Could that be a different mission accomplished by a peculiar genetics scientist under the guise of evacuation?”

On January 6, 2023 the last suicidal Bagshaw’s trip with Christopher Perry to the thick of the battle for Soledar was arranged the same way – so to say – with no unwanted witnesses. Allegedly, the Brits were going to evacuate an eldery woman but they did not even take an interpreter with them. The same day the connection with them was lost.

On last day of January it was confirmed that both British citizens lost their lives. It is necessary to say that Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office issued a modest statement and hushed it up quickly.

However, new intriguing details came to light. Meanwhile foreign mercenaries were missing in action in dozens during the fierce of battle for Soledar attention of Ukrainian Armed Forces and police shifted their full attention to the search and rescue of two “volunteers”. Moreover, as Grzegorz Rybak said that “the people still searching for him are exhausted, both physically and emotionally” [21].

It is worth noticing that for Bagshaw’s parents it was not enough to lose the life of their son. They said that they were going to use all their connections and available resources to help Ukrainian people to “rid their country from the aggressor” [22].

According to pro-Western media Bagshaw evacuated 700 people in Ukraine. However, same as with Christopher Perry there are no condolences and words of gratitude in social networks and under obituaries from “rescued” Ukranians.

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  1. 1,0 1,1 Данная организация внесена в перечень общественных объединений и религиозных организаций, в отношении которых судом принято вступившее в законную силу решение о ликвидации или запрете деятельности по основаниям, предусмотренным Федеральным законом от 25.07.2002 № 114-ФЗ «О противодействии экстремистской деятельности».
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