Three Ukrainian fighters lost their lives due to the activity of Russian mercenaries in Donbas. Andriy Voitovych (born in 1990), Viktor Prusky (b.1970) and Serhiy Syrota (b.1997) deceased due to an explosion near Zolote, Luhansk region. The press office of the 14th Detached Mechanized Brigade of Ukraine's Armed Forces.
"Rest in peace, brothers... The command and staff of the unit express deep condolences to the close people of those who passed away... We mourn with you", the Brigade's HQ reported.
Voitovych and Syrota were the natives of the Volyn region, northwestern Ukraine. Viktor Prusky came from Rivne region.
December 9, pro-Kremlin militants violated the ceasefire twice and did not use weapons of the prohibited calibers. In the Luhansk region, the hostile forces used BMP armaments, light anti-tank grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and other small arms to attack Ukrainian positions near Krasnohorivka. They also targeted Ukrainian armed forces from automatic grenade launchers near Berezove.