Donbas Conflict takes toll: Two Ukrainian fighters decease over 24 hours

19:02, 16 October 2019

Two fighters of Ukraine's Armed Forces deceased in Donbas combat area on Tuesday. Both died because of the sniper fire. One of the deceased is Yaroslava Nykonenko from 101st Detached Brigade of Protection of the General Staff. Yaroslava was 36.

In 2015, she lost her father in this war; she also fought on the side of the Ukrainian military. Yaroslava is survived by her 13-year-old daughter.