About past, present and future of Ukraine

Main War — The first Estonian died in the war in Ukraine

War

The first Estonian died in the war in Ukraine

10 Mar, 2023
185
The first Estonian died in the war in Ukraine

Share this article


Ivo Yurak, a former officer of the Estonian Defense Forces, died near Bakhmut in the Donetsk region. Postimees reported.

Yurak died on Tuesday as a result of artillery fire, the newspaper reported.

According to available data, it is about the first Estonian who died in the war in Ukraine.

The former officer of the Estonian Defense Forces has been fighting in the Ukrainian International Legion since the fall of 2022.

During the last months, Bakhmut has been the scene of the fiercest fighting in Ukraine.

Deepest condolences to the relatives of the deceased.


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 ...