"Today at noon, Mykhailo Pokydchenko was killed by a DShK shot. Misha served in the Right Sector earlier, and recently was defending our land from Russist invaders in Opytne area as a serviceman of the 128th Separate Mountain Infantry Brigade. The 15th Battalion," Ukraiinets wrote yesterday, Dec. 5.
Another Facebook post, of Zakarpatskyi Lehion, reads about Pokydchenko: "Brave and positive. Simple and sincere. Bright. His life was ended with an enemy machine gun burst. We will not forgive it, we promise. Rest in peace, Brother."