Vadym Zabava, who was a senior sergeant of a separate air assault brigade, died in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, on June 3.
"We have lost a man who fought for Ukraine, was a patriot of his homeland, a real warrior," the Command of the Airborne Troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine wrote on Facebook.
The soldier died while performing tasks in the zone of the Joint Forces Operation.
Zabava lived in the city of Zaporizhia. He was married, had a daughter and a son.