As reported by Censor.NET, he was transported to the Dnipro City-based Mechnikov hospital where he succumbed to his injuries on May 31.
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Yurii was born in Lviv on May 29, 1971. He graduated from local school and later received higher vocational education at the technical vocational school No. 17.
On May 29, 2015 he was enlisted to the 8th separate battalion of the Right Sector Volunteer Ukrainian Corps. He took part in combat operations against combined Russian-terrorist forces in the village of Pisky, the Donetsk region. In 2016, he served as a rifleman in the volunteer battalion of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN) and later in the 8th separate battalion known as Aratta. Dovhanyk has been career soldier of Ukrainian Armed Forces since March 13, 2018.
He was survived by his wife and daughter.