Полковник Роман Усошин

Full name: Usoshin Roman Alexandrovich (cover name Volkov, call sign Elbrus)

Date of Birth: 10.01.1978

Occupation: Colonel, commander of the Information Warfare Task Force (IWTF), war criminal

Places of residence:

  • Rostov-on-Don, Residential Complex “Sokol on Oganov”
  • Rostov-on-Don, Gagrinskaya St., 9, entrance 4, floor 5, apartment 59
  • Rostov-on-Don, Krasnoarmeyskaya St., 97 (barracks)


  • passport: 6003884879
  • TIN: 616304804695
  • SNILS: 13403378327
  • driver’s license: 61OK529995


  • Land Rover Freelander, license plate number H721TE161, vin: SALFA2DB1DH372896
  • Toyota RAV 4, license plate number Р922УС61, vin: XW7R13FV80S003623



Wife: Victoria Nikolaevna Usoshina (Polunya)

Date of birth: 12.11.1979

Place of birth: Potsdam, Germany



Son: Nikita Romanovich Usoshin

Date of birth: 26.04.2005



Daughter: Anna Romanovna Usoshina

Date of birth: 20.02.2011



Father: Alexander Apollonovich Usoshin

Date of Birth: 30.07.1954



Mother: Galina Alekseevna Usoshina

Date of birth: 06.12.1957

Brother: Sergey Usoshin

Date of birth: 13.01.1984

Uncle: Vladimir Apollonovich Usoshin

Dates of Life: 12/18/1950 – 6/22/2018

Relative: Alexei Usoshin

Date of birth: 07.08.1974

Biography of Roman Usoshin

Roman Usoshin was born on January 10, 1978. He studied at school No. 12 of the Northern Group of Forces (Świętoszów, Poland). After the collapse of the USSR, the family moved to Rostov-on-Don, where Usoshin finished his studies at the local school No. 46.

In 2000, he graduated from the Krasnodar Military Institute, specializing in “organization and technologies of information protection”. From 2000 to 2007, he served in the Russian Armed Forces, rising to the rank of senior officer.

Then he was the director of the family business – a service station (Technogaz LLC, Aksai, Rostov region). The company operated from 22.02.2006 to 07.10.2011. In his resume, he indicated that he had been working at Rostovenergo since April 2008, as a chief information security specialist. As of 2014, he worked at IDGC of South, JSC.

Soon returned to military service again. He was assigned to the Organizational and Mobilization Department of the Southern Military District Headquarters. In the phone book of coworkers, he is signed as “Roma Inf Warfare”.

Roman Usoshin: war crimes

As of October 2023, Usoshin commanded the IW Task Force. Organized shooting of staged subjects in the temporarily occupied territory of Kherson region.

Usoshin is involved in the torture of Ukrainian prisoners of war and civilians in order to extract “necessary information” from them, as well as to force them to participate in propaganda plots.

He also glorifies the Rashists, denies their war crimes and accuses the AFU of them in the interests of the 18th Combined Arms Army of the Russian Armed Forces. Its units are destroying homes and critical infrastructure on the right bank. Bombardments of Kherson, Berislav, Kozatske and other settlements constantly cause civilian casualties.

Roman Usoshin uses the nicknames “Roman Khilo” and “Roman Shilov” in social networks. Administers a number of channels and groups from the IW grid. Among them are “Kherson region without fakes“/”Front life“, “WE’RE BROADCASTING THE MAIN THING“, “Film Studio named after V. Terkin” (YouTube, Telegram, Likee), The truth of life (English-speaking), etc.

Roman Usoshin’s family

Roman Usoshin married Victoria Polunya on October 31, 2003. They had a son Nikita in 2005 and a daughter Anna in 2011. His son works as a senior manager at Rostelecom. His daughter studies at Rostov Lyceum No. 27.

At the moment the family lives in Rostov-on-Don in the Sokol on Oganov housing estate. В tenant group Roman Usoshin himself is a member of this LCD. Also, his son Nikita wrote in it and suggested that neighbors connect internet and television.

Father –
Alexander Apollonovich Usoshin
In 1989-1990, in the rank of Major, he commanded the 8th Department of the 70413th (20 Tank Division, Northern Group of Forces, Swietoszów, Poland).

Grandfather –
Apollon Semyonovich Usoshin
(1924-1992). He went through World War II, started as a private, finished as a lieutenant. After the war he was a railroader, he managed the largest in Europe Dnepropetrovsk railway junction. Already retired, he was the head of the railroad service of Berdyansk seaport.