Memorial of US citizen Marko Paslawsky, killed last summer in Ilovaisk, unveiled in Kyiv. PHOTOS + VIDEO

A memorial of Marko Paslawsky, callsign 'Franko,' who had fought in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) with Donbas volunteer battalion, has been unveiled at Kyiv Askoldova Mohyla park.

This is reported by Censor.NET citing Hromadske TV.

Paslawsky, who was a U.S. citizen of Ukrainian origin, had served until getting a rank of the U.S. Army Major, but was a regular soldier in the Donbas battalion. Paslawsky was killed in summer of 2014 when covering the Ukrainian army retreat from Ilovaisk, the Donetsk region.

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The ceremony was attended by former battalion commander Semen Semenchenko, former Minister of Culture Yevneh Nyshchuk, Paslavskyi's mother Orysia and his brother, and combat comrades of the deceased.

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Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/v348389