Adrien D. (20 years old) is the second French combatant killed in Ukraine. This confirms the Quai D'Orsay

On Tuesday, July 5, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed that a second French fighter had died in Ukraine.

Adrien D. (20 years old) is the second French combatant killed in Ukraine. This confirms the Quai D'Orsay

On Tuesday, July 5, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed that a second French fighter had died in Ukraine. This was consistent with information provided by RTL on Monday. The Quai d’Orsay released a statement saying that they had received the sad news about the death. We send our condolences and sympathies to his family. The relevant services [...] have been in touch with him.

RTL reported the death on Monday of this fighter. He died from his injuries in Kharkiv on June 25, 2015. The station reported that he was 20 years old, and he joined the international legion in March 2001.

RTL stated on its website that Adrien D., a seriously injured man, was in a coma and being treated at a Kharkiv regional field hospital.

In June, the ministry indicated that a French fighter had died in combat after he left France as a "volunteer".

The International Defense Legion of Ukraine (the official organization of foreign volunteer fighters) had also mentioned his passing alongside an Australian, a Dutchman and a German, without naming the date or the circumstances.

RTL names the first victim "Wilfried Bleriot", who was killed on June 1, and whose funeral took places in France on June 30,". According to the radio, there are approximately fifty French citizens currently fighting in Ukraine.

Volodymyr Zelensky, the Ukrainian President, had announced the creation of the International Legion for the Defense of Ukraine during the outbreak of war. Soon afterward, Ukrainian authorities stated that they had received approximately 20,000 applications.

It is believed that the conflict attracted significant numbers of volunteer fighters from Georgia. Georgia was a former Soviet republic. In 2008, there was a blitzkrieg between Russia and Georgia that resulted in Russia's recognition of South Ossetia and Abkhazia as pro-Russian territories. South.

The Russian army claimed in mid-June that just under 7,000 "foreign soldiers" from 64 countries had arrived to Ukraine since the outbreak of conflict, and that almost 2,000 of them were dead. . Without being able to verify, the Russian ministry claimed that Poland was Europe's "absolute leader" when it came to fighters arriving in Ukraine. It was followed by Great Britain and Romania.

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