Young Anatoliy, one of several Ukrainian soldiers KIA in first month of 2016

Anatoliy Harkavenko (aka Moryachok) 

War in the Donbas

Article by: Oleksandra Komarshchuk

There are no weekends or holidays in war. Demining expert from Delyatyn, Anatoliy Harkavenko (aka Moryachok) was killed on January 30 during a combat mission with the OUN 93rd Mechanized Brigade.

Post on OUN Battalion FB page:

During his short life, the 25-year-old young man from Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast fought in the ranks of the Ukrainian Volunteer Corps Pravy Sektor and the OUN 93rd Mechanized Brigade. He dreamed of winning the war and giving Ukrainians a decent life in their country. He found love in the war. Heroes do not die as long as we continue fighting for their cause. Let’s be worthy of our deceased brother!

Anatoliy is the fifth ATO soldier from of the SubCarpathian region to die in the first month of 2016. Three of the men were killed in combat.



Translated by: Christine Chraibi


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  1. Avatar Randolph Carter says:

    Anatoliy, to your family, your friends and your comrades, please accept my condolences. You are especially brave, for you not only fought against an enemy; you fought for your family, your home, your Ukraine and for your fellow warriors, and you paid the supreme sacrifice. Those who die for such noble causes are especially deserving of honor and respect, for they must fight or lose everything.

    Although I am not (nor will ever be) a soldier, I salute you. It is your courage and that of people like you who will win this war. Truly, Eternal Memory and Eternal Honor, and to your family and friends, gratitude for your sacrifice.