According to him, one of the miraculously saved paratroopers had been believed missing for a long time. The last time his fellow soldiers saw him retreating under heavy fire of the terrorists.
"He was hiding for two months in the territory of Donbas. Moving from place to place. People fed him, and he lived like this until he was extracted," Kalashnik said.
Second soldier of the 1st company had a concussion when he came under Grad fire of the Russian-terrorist forces.
"He was found by local residents. They dragged him to a hastily made dugout out. Then came the volunteers and took the guys out. Praise to the volunteers. Thanks to them, one more human life was saved," the officer of the 1st Battalion said.
Yaroslav Kalashnik passed on a huge thanks to the locals who did not let the guys to be captured. According to him, the two paratroopers are ready to continue serving as soon as the rehabilitation process ends.