According to Brovary police chief Oleh Yanchynskyi, the man received nine stab wounds, including one in the heart.
As reported by Tribuna based on the rumors among locals, the soldier died as a result of a drunk fight with another man, who used a knife.
The chief communications officer of the 11th Battalion "Kyiv Rus" Yurii Nemchyn speaks of Ruslan as a reliable, kind fellow, whom the comrades respected.
Upon returning from the anti-terrorist operation area after a concussion, Ruslan received assistance from the state to improve his housing conditions. The man was not married and lived with his parents.
According to Yanchynskyi, criminal proceedings have been instituted under part 1, article 115 of the Criminal Code (willful killing). An investigation is underway to find out the circumstances around the incident.
Ruslan Yatsiuk was 10 days shy of his 37th birthday.