"Today we lost two comrades and withdrew six wounded from the battlefield. The guys dug their teeth into the outskirts of Luganda (ironic name for the Luhansk People's Republic) - the town of Popasna, and will fight until the Ukrainian flag is once again flying over it. There is a constant assault. Snipers on high-rises, Utes [machine guns] on KAMAZ trucks, Prizrak (Ghost) battalion separatists and a 19-year-old APC mechanic with a torn wrist, not letting us to carry him away from the battlefield, not wanting to abandon his comrades. It was a difficult day. It will be a difficult night.
Everything will be fine. Afterwards. Eternal memory to those who are no longer with us and those who did not survive. God forbid these sacrifices should be in vain ... " he wrote.