No respite : yet another young man killed in eastern Ukraine

 

War in the Donbas

Soldier Oleh Afanas (born 1991) served in the 81st Air Assault Brigade. Oleh, call name “Afonya”, was killed on April 23, 2016.

This information was announced on Facebook by the hero’s fiancee, Anastasiya Karpenko:

“My beloved Oleh was killed in active duty this morning! He was a very intelligent, cheerful and brave man! My dearest, I will love you forever!!!”

The Chaplain’s Organization serving the Armed Forces of Ukraine informs that Oleh’s funeral will be held in Kyiv on April 26.

639x960original

Vichnaya Pamiat!  Memory Eternal!

539x960

Translated by: Christine Chraibi

Since you’re here – we have a favor to ask. Russia’s hybrid war against Ukraine is ongoing, but major news agencies have gone away. But we’re here to stay, and will keep on providing quality, independent, open-access information on Ukrainian reforms, Russia’s hybrid war, human rights violations, political prisoners, Ukrainian history, and more. We are a non-profit, don’t have any political sponsors, and never will. If you like what you see, please help keep us online with a donation!

Tags: , , , ,