Rudyi Vitaly Valentynovych was the squad of airborne assault platoon of the 4th Airborne assault company of the 2nd Battalion Airborne assault 95th separate airborne brigade of highly mobile airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Sergeant.
He was born on August 31, 1984 in the village of Golovyne Chernyakhivsky district, Zhytomyr region. He graduated the secondary school townships Golovyne Chernyakhivsky district, and in 2003 - Golovinskiy higher vocational school nonmetallic technology in the profession "tractor-driver."
He passed the compulsory military service in the Internal Troops of Ukraine (2014 - Ukraine National Guard).
After military service, he worked sometime in the militia of Kyiv.
In the spring of 2014 he was mobilized into the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He served as commander of airborne division assault platoon of the 4th Airborne assault company of the 2nd Battalion Airborne assault 95th separate airborne brigade of highly mobile airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (military unit A1910 Town Zhytomyr).
In the spring of 2014 he took part in the anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine.
On May 13, 2014 during a combat mission by escorting (accompaniment) calculations 82mm mortars 2B-9, and the food at checkpoints on the outskirts of the village Oktjabrskoe Slavic Donetsk region, about 12:30 hours the column was fired from ambush. Militants attacked with grenades and shot with small arms fire. More 30-40 attackers arrived in ambush in advance and they were located along the river in the bushes. The first shots of the grenades fell into second APC engine that caught fire and GAZ-66. The soldiers took the fight, which killed 6 soldiers and injured eight different degrees of severity. As a result of the battle Sergeant Rudy was killed.
On May 16, 2014 Smolyanskomu he was buried in a military cemetery in Zhitomir.
He was awarded the Order "For courage" of III degree (19.7.2014, posthumously).
The Vitaly name was used to call the school of the town Golovyne Chernyakhivsky district, Zhytomyr region.
The wife and the son remain.