‘He dreamed of flying’: Russian pilot shot down by terrorists in Syria awarded Hero of Russia medal

Russia is mourning the death of Major Roman Filipov, whose plane was shot down by Islamic militants in northern Syria on Saturday. The pilot avoided capture by taking his own life, detonating a hand grenade, when he was surrounded by enemy forces on the ground.
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