Pronkov Rostislav Ruslanovich was the serviceman of 25-th Dnepropetrovsk separate airborne brigade of highly mobile airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, soldier.
He was born in November 1, 1994 in Gorlovka, Donetsk region.
He had military service under contract to the 25th separate Dnepropetrovsk Airborne Brigade highly mobile airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (military unit A1126; urban village Hvardeiske, 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 soldier Pronkov and 9 crew members. As a result of the disaster, the entire personnel of troops and aircrew were killed.
He was awarded the Order “For courage” of III degree (20.6.2014, posthumously).