Every day, Russia-backed terrorists cynically bombard Ukrainian positions in the Donbass. Since the beginning of May 2020, the invaders opened fire hundreds of times on the positions of the Armed Forces, resulting in the deaths of 7 soldiers.
Due to powerful hostile shelling since the beginning of the month, Ukraine has lost 7 heroes at the forefront. Their list of names:
Nikishina Olga Vasilievna – 48 years old resident of Kharkiv. With the outbreak of war, she was actively involved in volunteering. Her parents, daughter, and husband – ATO participant – are suffering from such a sorrow.
Kaprik Alexander Vitalievich – a 24-years-old fighter from Vinnitsa, grew up in a large family. May 13 received a gunshot bullet exit wound. Doctors failed to save his life. The hero was single, his mother, two brothers and sister, stepfather are suffering from such a sorrow.
Suprigan Andrei Valerievich – 30-years-old major, from the outbreak of the Donbass war he defended Ukraine. He was awarded the Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky III and II degrees. The Knight of the Bohdan Khmelnytsky Order II and III degree. His parents, sister and wife are suffering from such a sorrow.
Kuzmenko Dmitry Pavlovich – a sergeant from the Zhytomyr region, he served as a contract soldier in one of the military units of Berdichev. He died on May 13, left his parents and sister.
Gubanov Sergey Leonidovich – made his way from a criminal investigator of the police department to the battalion commander. In 2014, he was captured by pro-Russian militants. After being released from captivity, he defended his native Lugansk region, freed Lisichansk, Rubezhnoye, Severodonetsk. He was awarded the Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky and many other awards. Hero of Ukraine (posthumously). His parents, wife – are suffering from such a sorrow.
Safonov Evgeny Nikolaevich – 31-years-old military. He died on May 21 as a result of the Ukrainian truck explosion, which hit a mine of Russia-backed terrorists. The deceased hero was from Pavlograd, the Dnipropetrovsk region. His mother, brother, wife and a 2-years-old son are suffering from such a sorrow.
The name of another soldier who died in May 2020 is still unknown. We will update the list when we identify.
The militants constantly use weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements against the Ukrainian soldiers, according to the press center of the United Forces. In general, the invaders are already spending hundreds of ammunition daily.