Roman Zubchuk (11.13.1993-01.05.2015)

Roman Zubchuk was born on November 13th, 1993, in the town of  Demydivka, Rivne Oblast. After finishing Demydivka Higher Vocational School № 25, he worked as a senior calisthenics coach. At the same time, Roman was a champion of the Oblastal competitions in athletics.

Later, Roman served as a seaman holding the rank of sergeant in the Ukrainian Navy in Sevastopol. From the first day of the Revolution of Dignity, he was an active participant in it. He registered in the medical service of Maidan.

Roman died on January 5th, near the village of Minkivka, Artemivsk Raion, on the way to Donetsk Oblast. It was the result of the road accident: the bus with the soldiers hit the military truck. The reason for this catastrophe was horrible weather conditions, specifically glazed frost and poor visibility.

According to the Presidential Executive Order №, 365/2015 on June 28th, 2015, Roman Zubchuk was posthumously awarded the Third Class Order For Bravery “for valor and high professionalism demonstrated in the protection of the state sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, loyalty to the oath of enlistment.”

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