“Today is one of the hardest days in the entire period of my work, if not the most. Silence died. I am writing that he died, and I don’t believe it,” the journalist said.

Andritsa said that the name of the serviceman with whom the military correspondent worked several times was Dmitry.

“And since you were the most frequent subject of our reporting, your children will have something to watch in addition to stories about what a heroic man their father was,” he wrote.

At the beginning of December last year, Tishina said that the work to liberate Maryinka did not stop for an hour. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced the liberation of the settlement on December 25.