... the Colonel flipped his lid, shot two people at point blank range and then himself... Now I'm on my own in this damn anomaly...General Tachenko's remarks about Colonel Kosmach
Lieutenant Zakharchuk was one of the founding members of Duty who conspired the communications break-down to desert the military and was eventually stuck in a Space anomaly during an artifact hunt.
Call of Pripyat
Lieutenant Zakharchuk's corpse can only be seen after the player uses a Svarog detector near the cooling tower which causes the Space anomaly on top of it to implode, dumping the people inside it. According to General Tachenko's recording: Zakharchuk was killed during Colonel Kosmach's insanity breakdown.