Frenchman killed fighting in Ukraine

According to announcements by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 100 days after the Russian invasion, a Frenchman was killed in fighting in Ukraine on Friday, June 3.

Frenchman killed fighting in Ukraine

According to announcements by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 100 days after the Russian invasion, a Frenchman was killed in fighting in Ukraine on Friday, June 3.

"We received the terrible news that a Frenchman was killed in the fighting in Ukraine," Quai d’Orsay wrote. We send our condolences for his family.

According to AFP security sources, the man was a "fighter who left as a volunteer". It is not known who this man is or where he died.

French radio Europe 1 reported Thursday that a "first French fighter", who was killed in Ukraine by artillery fire, was "mortally injured" in Kharkiv (northeast). Europe 1 reports that the young man was fighting the Russian army and had joined the Ukrainian International Defense Legion.

Britain reported at the end April the death of one of its citizens and the disappearance another. According to British media, he was a British Army veteran. A Facebook page was set up to pay tribute to him and an additional fundraising page.

British media reported that the two nationals were fighting as volunteers against Russian forces.

On Friday, the war in Ukraine reached its 100th birthday. The formation of an international legion of foreign volunteers was requested by Volodymyr Zelensky, Ukrainian President, shortly after Russia invaded his country in February 24.

Volodymyr Zelensky declared Friday that victory would be ours, after admitting on Friday that Russian troops currently hold "about 20%" of the country.

For its part, the Kremlin claims that it has achieved "some" objectives in its invasion to "denazify" Ukraine, and to protect its Russian-speaking population. It intends to continue "until all objectives of the special military operations are met".

In its written response, the Quai D'Orsay stated that Ukraine, on its entire territory is a war zone. It is highly recommended that you avoid traveling to Ukraine for any reason.

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