Another young man killed in Donbas

 

War in the Donbas

Translated by: Christine Chraibi

Stepan Stefurak, student from Ternopil and soldier with Pravy Sektor, has been killed in the war against Russian invaders.

Styopka… his nickname in the 24th. Did you see the poem to his mother on his FB wall? You think he’s short and small… no way! Stepan…you phoned yesterday from the front lines, you promised to call again soon, to complain a bit. And you know what? His mother didn’t even know that he was fighting in the war; she thought he was studying. She wanted to go and see her son in Ternopil. He didn’t know what to do. Should he go home right away and tell his mother the truth? Yes, he decided to return home … in a coffin.” explains Alla Pushkarchuk painfully.

Stepan’s death was confirmed by Olena Bilozerska (journalist) on her FB page. She wrote that the boy was killed during combat in the village of Pisky near Donetsk.

Translated by: Christine Chraibi

Ukraine needs independent journalism. And we need you. Join our community on Patreon and help us better connect Ukraine to the world. We’ll use your contribution to attract new authors, upgrade our website, and optimize its SEO. For as little as the cost of one cup of coffee a month, you can help build bridges between Ukraine and the rest of the world, plus become a co-creator and vote for topics we should cover next. Become a patron or see other ways to support. Become a Patron!

Tags: