Russian newspaper Moskovsky Komsomolets reported that Vladimir Andonov was killed by in Kharkiv.
Sniper Olen Bilozerska spoke about the strengths and weaknesses of Russia's army but predicted an eventual victory for Ukraine.
"It took several seconds for the round to hit the commander, who appeared to fly into several pieces."
"It is a strange incident," Turkish media analyst Nate Schenkkan told Newsweek.
The Kremlin has vowed it will not be caught off guard if war breaks out.
The sniper stopped an ISIS ambush on Iraqi security forces with a shot from over two miles.
The shooter would have had to account for wind, distance and even the curvature of the earth.
On Aug. 1, 1966, sniper Charles Whitman terrorized the University of Texas campus with a shooting spree that left 16 dead.
The Ukrainian government claims to have uncovered weapons used to kill over 100 pro-European protesters in 2014.
Five officers were killed by sniper fire during a peaceful protest in downtown Dallas.
Alvi Karimov has asked Russian investigators and prosecutors to act against Ilya Yashin.
Ukraine has dismissed claims by Yanukovych that he is in exile against his will.
Mikhail Kasyanov has called it a "direct threat" and reported the video to the police.
Critics complained about anti-Muslim bias in the film, but the cancellation drew even more criticism.
A new video purports to show a marine surviving a sniper attack by a hair's breadth.
The video emerged amid growing concern over the plight of civilians and the weaponry used by Israel in Gaza