On the picture: Tankist - dead, Kein - dead
Belarusian photographer Alexander Vasiukovich created Commemorative pictures photo album. In which the author has collected the front pictures, shot in the Donbas in 2014. However, these are not just photos...
"While working in the east of Ukraine many soldiers asked me to photograph them as mementos. I photographed and sent these pictures to the children, wives, friends of those on photos. Every day we see different pictures as mementos in the Internet. However, what is the story behind a photo of a man who went to the war? "- Vasyukovich says.
On the picture: Gor, Son, Est, Eney, Hats, Varg, Sych, Samolet, Kein dead during the move from the Grabskoye village to the village Mnogopolye. It was “green corridor” organized for hazardless exit from Illovaisk.
The answer to this question can be seen in the first picture. This is a tragic history of Ukrainian fighters.
"Boha". Killed ... "Varg". Killed ... "Tanker". Killed ... "Kane." Died ... And so on. Many heroes of his pictures are no longer alive. Smiling fighters on the front media pages during war time reports. Many of them you could remember, their photos once flew over the internet. And today they are not alive. The history of man, who had gone to the front, is often without a happy ending. Unfortunately, this is not the story of the American action movie where the heroes always win ...
To recall, as of November 1, 2015 the record of Memory Book contains names of 2660 soldiers dead in the name of Ukraine after the Russian aggression on the territory of Ukraine in Donbas region.