With his directness and kindness he resembled his idol Vladimir Vysotski, whose poems he adored and many knew by heart. He could tell jokes for hours to his friends, who were not so many, but each would do to take along. Since March a former paratrooper he readily became operational, got retraining. He called parents every day, but never said anything about where he was. Serhiy was in the group flying to Luhansk by plane, which was shot down by militants on June, 14.
Help the family of Oleksandr Sofiyenko, Ukraine Army soldier deceased in Russia-Ukraine war: wife Liudmyla and three children: Eugene, Elizabeth and Catherine