During daily morning ceremony on commemorating the Ukrainian Armed Forces servicemen, who perished this day at different year and as a result of the Russian armed aggression in the East of Ukraine, memory of the reconnaissance man Ruslan Androshchuik is honoured.
Ruslan became the first combat loss of the Ukrainian contingent in Iraq. On April 6, 2004, militants attacked warriors, who were guarding bridge through Tigris River. The reconnaissance man received mortal wound.
Officers and employees of structural subdivisions of the Defence Ministry and the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the servicemen of the Kyiv garrison took part in the event on honouring the memory of the Ukrainian warriors in the territory of the Defence Ministry of Ukraine.
Attendees honoured the memory of warriors with silence minute and laid flowers.