Incredible heart-warming footage shows the young men working together to rescue the stranded dog
But he then found that he was unable to get the exhausted animal up the steep concrete sides of the reservoir.
So five of his friends linked hands to form a chain reaching from railings at the top of the bank to the waterside.
After a number of attempts, they eventually managed to reach the man holding the dog and quickly pulled them both up the sharp incline to safety.
Ms Khadreeva later uploaded the video to social media and local internet forums where it quickly went viral.
One viewer called zloybek said: “I wish there were more people like that. All the best to them.”
And Saniya added: “Thank God there are still kind people on Earth. Thank you for your bravery.