May 25, 2016 –
Translated by J. Arnoldski
Over the past day, the UAF has suffered one of the biggest losses in Donbass for a while.
Two militants of the infamous Ukrainian punitive battalion Aidar were killed.
“To of ours have been killed from the old Aidar guard. Uncle Kolya (Rovensky) and Old Voron. Uncle Kolya already had the order for dismissal in hands. Moron was also supposed to go for demobilization,” the press-service of the unit reported. The militants died because of a mine.
Also in the so-called ATO zone in Donbass yesterday night, soldiers from Kherson were killed. Their death was reported by the coordinator of the Ukrainian volunteer movement, Galina Umanets.
According to her, Vladislav Haisuk, 21 years old, a resident of Tyaginka and a fighter of the UAF’s 28th brigade, as well as sniper #1603 of the first mechanized infantry platoon from Nizhny Serogoz were killed.
“Two of our fighters from Kherson didn’t make it…They were killed near Avdeevka in the Donetsk region at 00:30. Called on 11.6.2015, only two weeks remained before the de-mobilization,” the volunteer coordinator reported.
Yet another Ukrainian serviceman was killed in the Schastye district, part of the LPR captured by the UAF. This was stated by the press-service of the military-civil administration of occupied Lugansk.
Thus, over the course of one day, May 22nd, at least 5 soldiers of UAF were killed and three were wounded. The speaker of the Ukrainian Presidential Administration on ATO questions, Colonel Andrey Lysenko, officially stated at a briefing on May 23rd reported only one death at Schastye and three wounded.