Reznikov Evgen Serhiyovich was the deputy of the commander of a platoon, the commander of the gun 25-th separate Dnepropetrovsk Airborne Brigade highly mobile airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Sgt.
He was born in November 29, 1981 in the city of Kriviy Rig Dnepropetrovsk (now - Dnipro) region. In 1997 he graduated the secondary school.
He passed military service in the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Since 2007 he worked as an assistant locomotive driver in the shop operation of rail transport in PJSC "ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih".
In March 2014 he was mobilized into the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He served in the 25th separate Dnepropetrovsk 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 Sergeant Reznikov and 9 crew members. As a result of the disaster, the entire personnel of troops and aircrew were killed.
In July 25, 2014 he was buried in the central city cemetery of Kryviy Rih.
He was awarded the Order “For courage” of III degree (20.6.2014, posthumously).
The wife and the son remain.