Kiva Vladislav Mikolayovich was the petrol car driver 25-th separate Dnepropetrovsk Airborne Brigade highly mobile airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Junior Sgt.
He was born in July 8, 1972 in the village Tomakivka, Dnipropetrovsk (now - Dnipro) region. He graduated 9 years of secondary school, in 1990 – Tomakivka professional agrarian lyceum on specialty "Tractor driver - the driver generalists."
In March 2014 he was mobilized into the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He served in the 25 th Dnepropetrovsk separate airborne brigade of highly mobile airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (military unit A1126; urban village Hvardieske, Novomoskovsk district, Dniepro region).
Since the summer of 2014 he took part in anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine.
In June 14, 2014 around 1:00 am, military transport aircraft IL-76 MD Air Forces of Ukraine, during the approach to the airfield Lugansk city, was hit by terrorists of portable anti-aircraft missile system. The plane had 40 soldiers of the 25 th separate Dnepropetrovsk Airborne Brigade, including Junior Sergeant Kiva, and 9 crew members. As a result of the disaster, the entire personnel of troops and aircrew were killed.
He was buried in the cemetery of village Tomakivka.
He was awarded the Order "For courage" of III degree (20.6.2014, posthumously).