Officer has been participating in the anti-terrorist operation in the territory of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts since March 2015.
In June, 2016, the personnel of the reconnaissance group under the command of Yurii Nazaruk performed tasks on capturing of the terrorist’s sabotage-reconnaissance groups near Vodiane. In the course of the operation, three terrorists were killed and eight were taken prisoner with the weapons and personal papers.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko conferred high state rewards on other servicemen who showed personal courage and high professionalism in the defending of state sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine during the holding of the anti-terrorist operation.
A correspond decree is published on the official website of President of Ukraine.