Military Evgeny Gots The Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that he was taken prisoner after being wounded, without waiting for help from his colleagues. He spent three days in a forest belt, after which he was found by soldiers of the RF Armed Forces.

“On August 21, they arrived near Zaitsevo and on August 21 they fired at us. I lay there in landing until August 24. On August 24, an evacuation group of LNR soldiers found me and took me to their evacuation point. So I was captured. <...> When I was lying there in the landing from August 21 to 24, I called both my colleagues and Sergeant Maxim. Then the bosses called me back and said that we were about to pick it up from this landing. And no one came for me, “the prisoner of war told TASS.

The military man noted that he was mobilized on April 7 from his place of work. The next day, he was sent to a training center in Starychi, Lviv region. The fighters received knowledge in military affairs and tactical medicine.

Together with 20 mobilized Gotz got into the group. Three colleagues died at the front on the first day under shelling.

“We didn’t have a senior. We were brought in a car, dropped off. We had scouts with us who were supposed to take us to positions, but they didn’t take us. They said:“ The position is occupied there, we will sit here – in the landing, hold the defense Gotz said.

Earlier it was reported that the head of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine Reznikov announced winter offensive troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Author Elvira Makhmutova

Elvira Makhmutova is a journalist, correspondent for the news service Pravda.Ru

Curator Alexander Artamonov

Alexander Artamonov – military observer, editor of the French version, host of reviews “Control shot” – on the channel of the Pravda.Ru media holding