Serhii Mokrenko fought near Ilovaisk, had been wounded several times. He was killed during a mortar attack on Feb. 28, the day when he was to receive the Order For Courage.
This morning, the funeral cortege arrived in Lutsk, the region's major city. Dozens of residents came to Holy Trinity Church to pay tribute to the deceased warrior. After that, the coffin with the body was taken to Shatsk, the hero's native town.
Serhii Mokrenko will be buried on Friday, March 3.