Zhuk Mykola Viktorovych was the commander of the antitank artillery battery of 128-th separate Guards mountain infantry brigade Transcarpathian Army of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Major (posthumously).
He was born on 10 September, 1977 in the village of Lugini, Zhytomyr region in the family of a serviceman. From 1984 to 1987 he studied at high school №1 of Lugini. In 1987, due to his father shifted to a new place of military service, the family moved to the village Lypnyky, Lugini district, Zhytomyr region. In 1994 he graduated the secondary school of the village Lypnyky, Lugini district.
Since August 1994 he was in the Armed Forces of Ukraine. On 18 September , 1994 he took the military oath of allegiance to the people of Ukraine. On 27 June 1998 he graduated the Military Institute of Artillery at the SSU. From 27 June to 31 July 1998 he was enrolled at the disposal of the Commander of the Western Operational Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
From 31 July 1998 to 25 May 2000 he had the military service as the commander of a platoon Management howitzer artillery batteries, from 25 May to 25 July 2000 - platoon Management mortar batteries from 25 July 2000 to April 25, 2003 - Commander howitzer artillery battery 315 th Guards Red mechanized Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky regiment 128 th Guards mechanized Turkestans‘ko double-Zakarpattya Red Division Land Forces of Ukraine (2003 - disbanded military unit A1034, Riverside city Transcarpathian region).
From April 25 2003 to November 20, 2004 he was the commander of the anti-tank platoon company fire support 820 th Guards Rechytsky Red Banner Orders of Suvorov and Bohdan Khmelnytsky Mechanized Regiment, 128 th Guards Mechanized Turkestans‘ko-Zakarpattya two Red Division of the Land Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (military unit A1673 town Mukachevo, Transcarpathian region).
From 20 November 2004 to 27 July 2005 he was the assistant chief of department of personnel and mobilization of staff, from 27 July 2005 to 20 December 2012 - Deputy Chief of Staff for mobilization of the 21st Separate Guards Mechanized Rechytsky Orders of the Red Banner, Suvorov and Bogdan Khmelnitsky battalion 128 th separate Guards mechanized Turkestans‘ko Transcarpathian double-teams the Red army of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (military unit A1673, Mukachevo Transcarpathian region).
On December 20, 2012 to April 11, 2013 he was the commander of platoon, the senior officer on the mortar battery mechanized battalion, 11 April 2013 - commander of antitank artillery battery of 128-th separate Guards mountain infantry Transcarpathian Brigade Army of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (military unit A1556, the city of Mukachevo Transcarpathian region).
On 1 September 2014 he took part in anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine.
On 25 January, 2015 captain Zhuk was killed during the assault operations when the car in which he was, was hit by a bomb near the village Novohryhorivka, Artemivsk district(2016 - Bakhmut) Donetsk region near Debaltsevo, Donetsk region.
On 29 January 2015 he was buried in the cemetery of the village Lypnyky, Luhyny district, Zhytomyr region.
He was awarded the Order "For courage" of III classdegree (26.2.2015, posthumously).
In March 2015 in the village Lypnyky, Luhyny area in front of the building of secondary school (street name Zhuk Mykola, 10A), where Zhuk Mykola studied , the memorial plaque was established.
On 26 March, 2015 by the decision of the City Council of Mukachevo captain of the military unit A1556 Zhuk Mykola was awarded the title "Honorary Citizen of Mukachevo" (posthumously).
On 27 July, 2015 by the order №549 of the Minister of Defense of Ukraine he was assigned the another rank - Major (posthumously).
During the session, the Lypnyky village council, Luhyny District, decided to rename theKarl Marx street to the Zhuk Mykola Street .
The wife and the daughter are left.