The man was a member of the Ukrainian Air Assault Forces brigade and had the rank of a senior sergeant. He died in action.
“We have lost a person, who was fighting for Ukraine, who was a patriot of his Motherland, who was a real warrior. We will cherish the memory of the true Hero-Defender in our hearts forever. The Ukrainian Air Assault Forces Command express their sincere condolences to the relatives and close friends. We are grieving together with you,” the report said.
According to the report, the man was from Zaporizhzhia. A wife lost her husband, and a daughter and a son lost their father.
Earlier, the Russia-backed militants violated the ceasefire regime five times while using the Minsk-banned weaponry.
In Donetsk region, the enemy fired three times at the Ukrainian positions. They fired with 82 mm mortar and grenade launchers of various systems near Marinka village, with 82 near Pisky settlement, with anti-tank grenade launchers and small arms near Hnutove village.