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Yelena Troufanov

Gender: Female

Age when taken: 50

Citizenships: Russia, Israel

Occupation: Paint Factory Worker

Hostage status: Redeemed alive on November 29th, 2023, during the 7 Day Ceasefire

More about Yelena:

  • Her husband, Vitaly, was murdered on October 7th

  • The release of Yelena and her mother, Irena, was done so outside the framework of the Israel-Hamas deal

  • Was kidnapped along with her mother, Irena, her son, Sasha, and his girlfriend, Sapir

Alternate name spelling:

  • Elena, Trufanova, Trupanob, Trupanov 

  • When searching inside sources, an alternate name spelling may be used as shown above

Related Hostages: Irena Tati, mother, (Redeemed/Alive), and Sasha Troufanov, son, (Captive/Presumed Alive)

Date Last Updated: May 5th, 2024

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