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 Soldier who perished near Debaltseve in 2014 identified by DNA match and reburied in Kirovohrad. PHOTOS

The last tribute was paid to Ukrainian serviceman Vadym Rohozhkin in the village of Mytrofanivka in the Novhorodka district of the Kirovohrad region today. The soldier was killed in the anti-terrorist operation zone in 2014.

Censor.NET reports citing UNIAN.

Vadym Rohozhkin was born Jan. 10, 1988 in Odesa. His family moved to his grandmother to Mytrofanivka village in 2001. The guy's parents divorced. He studied at a local school, graduated from the vocational school in Oleksandria where he learnt a trade of builder. He served in the Armed Forces of Ukraine after graduation and then worked as a builder. Vadym Rohozhkin was drafted for military service in October 2014, sent to serve in the 2nd tank company of the 24th Mechanized Brigade. He was killed near the city of Debaltseve in the Donetsk region.

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The military was buried in the Luhansk region as an unknown soldier. The serviceman was identified through a DNA match. The local community of Mytrofanivka village raised funds for transportation of his body and funerals. Vadym Rohozhkin was buried in the village cemetery. About 300 people gathered to bid final farewell to the soldier.

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