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Identified only under his nom de guerre of “Franko”, he reportedly
died from heavy artillery fire while trying to free the town of Ilovaisk in
Donetsk Oblast on Aug. 19 while serving in the volunteer Donbas Battalion,
Liviy Bereg photographer Maks
Levin stated on Facebook
, citing another photographer, Maks Dondiuk, who has embedded himself in various Ukrainian
service units.

According to the
photographer, the Donbas Battalion, had come under heavy fire by various
barrages of GRAD, Fagot and other types of artillery, in addition to tank and
sniper fire.

“There is no way for
them to get out of Ilovask,” wrote Levin citing his colleague. He added that two
other volunteer battalions, Azov and Dnipro, managed to leave the area earlier in the day.

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