Maksym Turyk (11.4.1981 – 7.7.2016)

Maksym Turyk was born on November 4, 1981. Maksym was called up for military service during the partial mobilization by the Volodymyretsk Joint Raion Military Commissariat on March 14, 2015. Being the serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, he participated in the Anti-Terrorist Operation and defended the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.

Maksym served in ATO Zone on the territory of Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts. In March 2016, after a mandatory year of service due to mobilization, he signed a short-term six-month contract.

On July 2, 2016, Maksym Turyk was hospitalized in Kharkiv Military Hospital, where he died on July 7.

The serviceman was buried at Starorafalivskyi Cemetery.

He left his mother and a sister.… Читати далі

Oleksandr Sulitskyi (06.19.1979 – 08.09.2014)

Суліцький Олександр Сергійович
(19.06.1979 – 09.08.2014)

Oleksandr Sulitskyi  was born on June 6, 1979, in the town of Zdolbuniv, studied and lived in the town of Kvasyliv. He graduated from Special Vocational Training School №16 and got a specialty of a vehicle mechanic. In 1997 he was conscripted to the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Oleksandr began his labor activity in 2000 at the Open Joint-Stock Company «Rivneholovpostach» as a 5-th category mechanic of rental vehicles.  From 2001 to 2014, he worked at different enterprises.

From May 20, 2014, according to the Presidential Executive Order №454/2014 on May 6, 2014, on partial mobilization, Oleksandr was called up for military service to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. After the battle adjustment on the training range, Oleksandr served in Horyn Battalion, took part in the battle actions within Anti-Terrorist Operation defending State sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of Ukraine.

He died on August 9, 2014, while performing combat tasks. Oleksandr left a 13-year-old daughter.… Читати далі

Andrii Melnyk (12.03.1979 – 01.29.2015)

Мельник Андрій Іванович ( 3.12.1979 – 29.01.2015)

Andrii Melnyk was born on December 3, 1979, in the village of Oleksandriia in a family of workers. He had an older brother and a sister. Andrii was growing up as a sociable and non-confrontational boy. From 1986 to 1997, he was studying in Oleksandriia Comprehensive School.  Before joining the army, he worked as a tractor driver at a local collective farm. After serving in the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Andrii worked in different spheres of production. He got married and had a daughter. On September 28, 2014, Andrii was mobilized into the Armed Forces.

In the Zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation Andrii held the rank of a senior sergeant. Moreover, he was a driver mechanic of the 13th Mechanized Infantry Battalion in the 1st Tank Brigade (previously the 13th Battalion of Territory Protection (BTP) Chernihiv – 1). His old tank, which had no interior communication, Andrii named “Maliusinkyi” (“Tiny”). The comrades called Andrii “The American” because of his military uniform from the USA.… Читати далі

Leonid D. Herasymchuk

HE STORMED SAVUR MOHYLA HILL AND RAIDED IN THE REAR OF RUSSIAN OCCUPATION TROOPS IN THE DONBASS.

A new heroic milestone began in the biography of Leonid Herasymchuk with the onset of hostilities in the east of Ukraine. In the summer of 2014, he was sent to the ATO zone as a member of mine clearance group, where he had to taste a bitter cup of war. At that time the army was only learning to fight. A group of Dubno sappers, including Leonid Herasymchuk, was attached to the airborne assault brigade and together they went through the flash points of the war. Leonid participated in the hottest battles. He stormed Savur Mohyla hill and raided in the rear of Russian occupation troops in the Donbass. Later a movie about this legendary raid in the enemy’s rear was filmed. While the raid, Leonid was seriously injured in the neck near the suburbs of Stepanivka and Miusinsk, where bitter hostilities were held.… Читати далі

Oleksandr Boiko (15.01.1977 – 12.02.2015)

Boyko Oleksandr V. was born on January 15, 1977 in the village of Klevan, Rivne region in the family of workers. He graduated from Klevan secondary school #2. Since childhood he was interested in technology and photography.

He worked at the following enterprises: Klevan Woodworking plant, Zorya Greenhouses, State Forestry and TOV “Color S.I.M”. He worked as a specialist of measuring instruments and automation.

He was mobilized to the UAF in August 2014. He served in the 93rd Brigade. Sergeant, the senior gunner of the 4th mortar crew of mortar batteries.

On February 12, 2015, during a mortar shelling by illegal armed forces near the village of Vodyane, Yasinuvatsky district in Donetsk region, he received a fragmented wound and died. The hero’s wife, son and daughter now have to live without him.

On 18 February he was buried in the local cemetery of his native village.

By Decree of the President of Ukraine No. 282/2015 of May 23, 2015, “For personal courage and high professionalism, revealed in the protection of state sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, loyalty to military oath,” Oleksandr Boiko was awarded the Order “For Courage” of the III degree (posthumously).… Читати далі

Oleksii Bohuslavski (18.07.1980 – 16.06.2015)

Bohuslavski Oleksii Ihorovych was born on 18 July 1980 in the city of Penza, the Russian Federation. He started his military career in the Armed Forces of Ukraine in 1997 and served on different positions. He graduated from Military Institute of Telecommunications and Information Technologies in 1997.

Although superior officer of administrative department of OC West (Operational Command West) of Ukrainian Armed Forces was born in Russia, he had lived his entire life in Ukraine and considered it to be his native land. Oleksii defended his Motherland from Russian occupants in the ATO zone for 100 days. As a major, he had performed different combat assignments for a long time until he caught a severe form of pneumonia. Long-term treatment did not help, and on 16 June 2015 he died in the military hospital of Lviv. His wife and two children had to live on without their father and husband. On 17 June he was buried at the Alley of Heroes, “Nove” Cemetery of the city.… Читати далі

Yurii M. Bilous (02.25.1962 – 01.27.2017)

Yurii M. Bilous was born on February 25, 1962, in the town of Dubrovytsia. He finished Dubrovytsia Vocational School number 6 in 1980. On July 12, 2016, the Recruiting Station of the town of Dubrovytsia called him up for the contract-based military service in the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The serviceman perished on January 26 in the Anti-Terrorist Operation area at the military base camp of the village of Raihorodka, Novoaidarivsk raion, Luhansk oblast. According to the official information, Yurii Bilous died of a fatal injury caused by a bullet of an enemy sniper. He died a month before his 55 anniversary.

The deceased left an elderly mother, a wife, two sons and a little granddaughter.

The warrior was buried at the municipal cemetery of the town of Dubrovytsia.… Читати далі

Oleksandr Andriiashev (08.25.1986 – 08.19.2017)

Oleksandr Andriiashev was born on September 25, 1986 in Rivne City.

He was an active participant of Revolution of Dignity and spent 5 months at the Euromaidan in Kyiv.

Right after the Maidan, Oleksandr was enlisted in Aidar Battalion as a member of “Afgan” company machine-gunner. On August 12, 2014 he went to the battlefield for the first time. He gained his battle experience right there as he had never served in the army before. Oleksandr fought in battles near Luhansk airport (Khriashchuvate, Novosvitlivka) where he was shell-shocked.

After one year he went out of the service. He became a volunteer and constantly was making voluntary trips to the front line. Oleksandr was a head of NGO “Anti-Terrorism Operation (ATO), Ukrainian Military Organisation (UMO) and field action participants union of Rivne City”. He worked and studied at the same time. In 2016 Oleksandr graduated from National University of Water and Environmental Engineering. He was specialized in ecology.

Oleksandr drowned in Dnipro River during Aidar Battalion Afgan company veterans’ time off in Hydropark in Kyiv on August 19, 2017.… Читати далі

Turyk Maksym V. (11.4.1981 – 7.7.2016)

Maksym Turyk was born on November 4, 1981. Maksym was called up for military service during the partial mobilization by the Volodymyretsk Joint Raion Military Commissariat on March 14, 2015. Being the serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, he participated in the Anti-Terrorist Operation and defended the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.
Maksym served in ATO Zone on the territory of Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts. In March 2016, after a mandatory year of service due to mobilization, he signed a short-term six-month contract.
On July 2, 2016, Maksym Turyk was hospitalized in Kharkiv Military Hospital, where he died on July 7.
The serviceman was buried at Starorafalivskyi Cemetery.
He left his mother and a sister.… Читати далі

Tarasiuk Serhii K.(08.04.1988 – 11.12.2015)

Serhii Tarasiuk was born on September 4, 1988, in the town of Kuznetsovsk.  Serhii grew up in the city of atomic scientists in a poor family. He studied at Kuznetsovsk Secondary School № 5. Serhii loved life, was cheerful, inflammatory, and restless. After graduating from school he studied at a driving school and got a specialty of a driver.

From 2006 to 2007 Serhii served in the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

In March 2015, he went to the Armed Forces of Ukraine to defend the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.  On November 8 a senior soldier Serhii Tarasiuk received severe injuries near the village of Slavne, Mariinskyi Raion, Donetsk Oblast and was hospitalized to Kharkiv Military Hospital. Citizens of Kuznietsovsk organized a fundraising for the salvation of their soldier. Unfortunately, Serhii died on November 12, 2015, in Kharkiv Military Hospital being still unconscious.

His life broke off quite early on the 28th year of his life. On November 14 the killed soldier of ATO, a senior soldier Serhii Tarasiuk was waited in Kuznietsovsk since 5 o’clock in the morning.… Читати далі