“With a shield or on the shield– – it was usual and easy-to-understand expression in a young family of the members of “Plast” scout organization Yevhen Podolianchuk and Mariia Serhieyieva. According to the comrades-in-arms, an officer lived by Ukraine and its armed forces.
Yevhen Podolianchuk was a commander of the reconnaissance Special Forces group of the 3rd separate Special Forces regiment. He heroically defended the Ukrainian state from Russian terrorist occupants since the first day of the ATO. He was killed in September 2014, during the defending of Donetsk airport. According to the Decree of the Ukrainian President he was posthumously awarded the Order of Bohdan Khmelnytskyi 3rd degree, for personal courageous and heroism, showed while protecting state sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.
The wife’s story about perished warrior you can watch here.