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 Residents of Zhytomyr bid farewell to 81st Brigade soldier Vasyl Shemchuk killed near Pisky. PHOTOS

The last tribute was paid to 81st Brigade serviceman Vasyl Shemchuk, killed in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone. The farewell ceremony was held on the Soborna Square in Zhytomyr in the evening of June 1.

The fallen Ukrainian soldier, a native of the Khmelnytskyi region, previously served in the 2nd Battalion of the 95th Brigade, Censor.NET reports citing 1zt.ua.

Vasyl Shemchuk was killed near the village of Pisky in the east of Ukraine May 30. His friends and fellows-in-arms told that they spoke to Vasyl May 27 for the last time. He was leaving for a combat mission then and promised to come on holiday soon.

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"We talked over the phone with him and he said that he would see me soon. I did not expect this meeting to be like this," the serviceman of the 199th Airborne Training Centre Vitalii said.

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шемчук похороны василий
The military and volunteers knelt to the coffin with the paratrooper's body.

шемчук похороны василий

шемчук похороны василий

шемчук похороны василий

шемчук похороны василий

шемчук похороны василий

шемчук похороны василий

шемчук похороны василий

шемчук похороны василий

шемчук похороны василий

шемчук похороны василий
Vasyl Shemchuk, call sign Baloo, was born in 1978. His fellows-in-arms described him as a positive, responsible, and reliable person. He was buried in the Khmelnytskyi region on June 2.
 
 
 
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