Ivan Dus (07.06.1984-05.18.2016)

On July 6th, 1984, Ivan Dus was born in a large family in Velyka Kuplia, Berezne Raion, Rivne Oblast. His mother, Lidiia Basiuk, brought up her son alone. In 1990, Ivan started a school in the Zamostyshche village. Having finished it in 1999, he entered Kostopil Technical College, where he studied for two years. After graduation in 2001, Ivan obtained the qualification of bricklayer and plasterer.

Due to the Presidential Executive Order About Partial Mobilization, on April 22nd, 2015, Ivan joined the Armed Forces of Ukraine. From May 25th, 2015, to August 17th, 2015, he was in the sector “M” in Mariupol. From August 18th, 2015 to October 17th, 2015, he was in the “B” sector in Kurakove, and from November 10th, 2015 to May 18th, 2016, in Stanytsia Luhanska. Ivan was a soldier of the 28th Mechanized Battalion, which was a former 18th Battalion of Odessa.

On May 18th, 2016, he was fatally wounded in the head due to the sniper fire near the village of Malynove, Stanytsia Luhanska Raion, from the side of the occupied Khrystove village.… Читати далі

Ivan Trokhymchuk (07.24.1993 – 08.06.2014)

Ivan Trokhymchuk was born in a large family on July 24, 1993, in the village of Tyshytsia, Berezne Raion.  In 2000 Ivan went to the first grade of Tyshytsia Secondary School, which he graduated from in 2010. According to the words of teachers and classmates, Ivan was a friendly and quiet guy.  Ivan had abilities in the mathematics, and as all the kids of his age, he loved physical training lessons.

In 2012, Ivan was constricted into the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He held the service in Novohrad-Volynsk, Zhytomyr Oblast as a senior shooter-machine-gunner. Ivan was demobilized in 2013.

In 2014, with the beginning of the Anti Terrorist Operation, Ivan Trokhymchuk was mobilized. Before going to Luhansk Oblast, for 40 days Ivan was taking training in Volodymyr-Volynskyi Training Center.

In the period from 06.19.14 to 07.27.2014 and from 07.29.14 to 08.02.2014 Ivan directly participated in ATO in the area of Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts.

During the period of service Ivan was injured twice: for the first time – in the battles near the village of Dzerkalne, Luhansk Oblast, for the second – on the territory of the Donetsk Oblast.… Читати далі