About past, present and future of Ukraine

Search mobile

Main War — The Czech Republic has confirmed the first death of its volunteer in Ukraine

War

The Czech Republic has confirmed the first death of its volunteer in Ukraine

11 Jun, 2022
226
The Czech Republic has confirmed the first death of its volunteer in Ukraine

Share this article


The Czech Republic has reported the death of the first Czech volunteer to help the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

Foreign Minister Jan Lipowski stated this, Radio Prague International reports. He clarified that the serviceman died in the Donetsk region while defending Ukraine.

According to information from social networks, a man from Trebic died. Czech Television stated that a mortar grenade killed him and that he had been working in Ukraine for several months. On Saturday, the Russian news agency TASS reported that Russian troops had destroyed a gathering place for "foreign mercenaries" near Kharkiv.

In May, 100 Czech volunteers received permission from President Milos Zeman to join the Ukrainian army, but details of their actual number are not available. According to the Prague Castle, on May 11, President Milos Zeman allowed 103 Czechs to join the Armed Forces of Ukraine, he did not satisfy the remaining 200 requests.


The Odessa Journal

The Odessa Journal

more articles

Top article

The Ministry of Defense has signed a contract for the construction of a service center for repairing drones in Ukraine
War

The Ministry of Defense has signed a contract ...

Dmytro Kuleba: Ukraine and Croatia have agreed to use Croatian ports for exporting Ukrainian grain
Business

Dmytro Kuleba: Ukraine and Croatia have agree ...

New sanctions: Defence industry, political parties and individuals linked to oligarchs
Business

New sanctions: Defence industry, political pa ...

Volodymyr Zelensky: We are preparing for the next Ramstein meeting, we expect solidly grounded decisions to meet the prospects on the battlefield
War

Volodymyr Zelensky: We are preparing for the ...