Position and place of service before he was seconded to participate in the armed aggression against Ukraine: served at the commanding positions in the Russian Airborne Troops, as the battalion commander and the executive officer, the 1st Deputy Commander of the 83rd separate air assault brigade (Ussuriisk, Prymorskii krai, Russia).
In Ukraine uses the undercover name: KOLOSOV Oleksandr Mykolayovych
Education: Kazan Suvorov Command School, Far Eastern Higher Combined Arms Command School
during the service at the abovementioned positions in the Armed Forces of Russia, Colonel Bushuev acquired tainted reputation among his subordinates and comrade-in-arms with a view to regular cases of humiliation of their honor and dignity, as well as physical violence. The favorite hobby of Colonel Bushuyev is to force personnel to perform the national anthem of Russia in gas masks on the drill ground at night;
numerous facts of disobedience to carry out orders of Colonel Bushuev by service men of the 2nd and 3rd battalions were noted, while his being a commander of the 7th sep motorized rifle brigade (Debaltseve, Ukraine). The 1st AC Commander, Major General of the Russian Armed Forces Valerii Hryhorovych Asapov, personally, was forced to settle the situations.