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 20-year-old Ukrainian Marine killed in three-hour battle near Vodiane. PHOTO

Last tribute will be paid to 20-year-old Marine Oleksandr Veremeienko in the Starobelsk district of the Luhansk region on March 8. The soldier was killed by an enemy gunfire during a three-hour battle near the village of Vodiane in the Yasynuvata district of the Donetsk region not far from Mariupol around 1 p.m. on March 6, 2017.

Volunteer Tetiana Barvynska wrote in Ostannia shana (last tribute - Ed.) group on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.

"Ukraine will say last goodbye to another young hero on March 8. The farewell ceremony for 20-year-old Marine Oleksandr Veremeienko will be held in the Starobelsk district of the Luhansk region," she said.

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According to volunteer, Oleksandr signed a contract with Ukrainian Navy in July 2016 just when he turned 20. "He has been at the forefront since October 2016, served as a grenade launcher operator of the 1st Battalion of the 36th Marine Brigade. Almost every grenade he launched hit the target. At the same time, the soldier continued studying in a technical school by correspondence and went to pass the session in winter. Sports also mattered much for Oleksandr as he kept working out even on the frontline," she wrote.

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"His mother passed away a month ago making him an orphan. Oleksandr was not married, but dreamt of it. He dreamt about his own house, collected money for it and had big plans for the future. But some generals decided that three months (!) of training is enough to throw a young rookie into battle. And those fat deskbound commandos who are actually useless for the nation just keep hiding behind the backs of our best sons. May the memory of our young hero live forever! Rest in peace," Barvynska wrote.Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/p431135
 
 
 
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