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 Ukrainian soldier Oleh Diachenko killed in ATO zone, - Svoboda party. PHOTO

Soldier of the 15th Battalion of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, an activist of the Vasylkiv brunch of All-Ukrainian Union Svoboda party Oleh Diachenko was killed by a mortar strike in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area Aug. 24.

Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the Svoboda party.

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"The nationalist was killed by a mortar strike on the frontline near the village of Zaitseve in the Bakhmut district of the Donetsk region. An enemy projectile hit the dugout providing cover for three soldiers, including Oleh Diachenko," the statement reads.

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Oleh Diachenko, born in 1975, was a self-employed individual in the time of peace. He was the All-Ukrainian Union Svoboda party nominee for deputy of the Vasylkiv City Council during local elections in 2015. He volunteered to serve in the 15th Battalion of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
 
 
 
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