Volodymyr Tit (05.26.1980 – 12.25.2015)

Tit Volodymyr was born on May 26, 1980, in the village of Snovydovychi, Rokytne Raion, Rivne Oblast.  In 1986, Volodymyr went to the first class of Snovydovychi Secondary School, where he got the incomplete general education.

In 1995, he entered Sarnny Vocational School №38, where he obtained the major of a plumber-gas welder. In 1998, Volodymyr was called up for active military service to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He held the service in the city of Simferopol, Military Unit A-2209 7, Crimea Division of the National Mineral Resources University for 1.5 years.  After the army service, Volodymyr continued his study in Rokytne Vocational School.

In 2001, Volodymyr worked as a gas welder in Ukrainian Wood Processing Company “Roksolana”.

On September 8, 2014, during mobilization Volodymyr went to defend the borders of the motherland. At first, Volodymyr was training at Yavoriv Training Ground, then he served in the 51st Mechanized Brigade of the city of Volodymyr-Volynskyi (3 months). Later, Volodymyr was transferred to the 24th Mechanized Brigade.… Читати далі

Ruslan Klymenko (09.08.1978 – 03.12.2016)

Ruslan Y. Klymenko was born on September 8, 1978, in the rural town of Rokytne.  He studied at Rokytne School № 1 from 1985 to 1992, and

from 1992 to 1994, he learned a trade of a cabinet-maker, builder, and carpenter in Rokytne Vocational School. Ruslan had jobs as an unskilled worker in private companies.

However, according to the Decree on Partial Mobilization, he was conscripted into the Armed Forces of Ukraine on July 20, 2015, to defend the borders of the country.

He did military service in the village of Yelyzavetivka, Donetsk Oblast.

Ruslan died in the Raion Hospital of the town of Kurakhove, Donetsk Oblast, on March 12, 2016. He left a father and an adult son. Ruslan Klymenko was buried in the rural town of Rokytne, Rivne Oblast.… Читати далі

Leonid Ozeranchuk (12.01.1991 – 05.22.2014)

Leonid Ozeranchuk was born on December 1, 1991, in the village of Tomashhorod, Rokytne Raion, Rivne Oblast. In 2009, he finished the local Educational Complex “Comprehensive School-Lyceum”. In the same 2009, Ozeranchuk family moved to the village of Osnytsk for the permanent place of residence.  Leonid entered Sarny Vocational School №22 which he finished in 2011 obtaining the qualification of an automobile mechanic. From 2012 to 2013, Leonid served in the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the forces of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea. Having returned from service, Leonid worked on a saw machine in Tomashhorod Forest Division of the Governmental Establishment Klesiv Forestry Enterprise.

Leonid died on May 22, 2014, during an armed attack on a checkpoint in the area of Velyko-Anadol Railway Station in Donetsk Oblast.

The deceased soldier left parents, two sisters and a fiancee.

According to the Presidential Executive Order №311/2015 on June 4, 2015, Leonid was posthumously decorated with the Medal for Defender of the Motherland “for personal courage and high professionalism demonstrated in the protection of sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, loyalty to the military oath”.… Читати далі

Petro Bilets (05.28.1986-08.29.2014)

Petro Bilets was born on May 28, 1986, in the village of Netreba, Rokytne District, Rivne Region. In 2002, he finished secondary school in the village of Netreba. From 2004 to 2006, Petro had been enlisted in the Tank Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the city of Lviv. After finishing the service, he had worked in the Forestry Division in the village of Borivske.
On April 10, 2014, Petro was conscripted into the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the 51st Mechanized Brigade in the city of Volodymyr-Volynsk.

Petro Bilets was last heard of on August 28. Petro died in the battle outside the town of Ilovaisk on August 29, 2014, during the departure from the Ilovaisk Cauldron through the so-called “green corridor” near the village of Novokaterynivka. On September 2, the body of the soldier together with the bodies of other 97 deceased was delivered to the morgue in the city of Zaporizhzhia. Petro Bilets was identified by his battle comrades and relatives.… Читати далі

Stanislav Kulakevych (03.09.1989 – 07.26.2014)

Stanislav Andriiovych was born on March 9, 1989 in the village of Blazhove, Rokytnivskyi district, Rivne region. From 1995 to 2006 he was studying at Blazhiv secondary school levels I-III degree.

From April 2007 to April 2008, he served a regular service in the Armed Forces of Ukraine in landing troops as commander of the department. For conscientious execution of the military duty was repeatedly awarded from the leadership of the army.

April 10, 2014 was called to the ranks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

He was a junior sergeant, a sniper, and served in the 51st mechanized brigade. He was killed on July 26, 2014, from gunshot wounds in the ATO zone during combat missions.

By Decree of the President of Ukraine No. 311/2015 dated June 4, 2015, “for the personal courage and high professionalism found in the protection of the state sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, loyalty to the military oath,” was awarded the Order “For Courage” of the 3rd degree (posthumously).… Читати далі

Vitalii Marynych (02.02.1992 – 05.22.2014)

Vitalii Marynych was born on February 2, 1992, in the village of Rokytne, Rokytne Raion, Rivne Oblast. From 1998 to 2008, he studied at Rokytne Educational Complex “Comprehensive School-Lyceum”. In 2008, Vitalii entered Rokytne Vocational School which he graduated in 2010 obtaining the qualification of a bricklayer-stove maker, plasterer. In April 2010, he was drafted into compulsory military service, which he did in the military base of the Military Institute of Telecommunications and Information Technologies of the National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” (MITITNTUU “KPI”) in Kyiv. In April 2011, Vitalii was transferred to the reserve from the position of the mechanic of automobile subdivision of Minsk Tractor Works (MTW) Platoon. From September 2012 to February 2014, he worked in Rokytne Fire Department.

On April 10, 2014, Vitalii was called up into the ranks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He was a soldier and reconnaissance officer of the 51st Mechanized Brigade.

The circumstances of the death: around 6 a.m.… Читати далі