Ukraine: War. The Quai de'Orsay confirms that a second French fighter has died.

"We received the sad news about this death.

Ukraine: War. The Quai de'Orsay confirms that a second French fighter has died.

"We received the sad news about this death." On Tuesday, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed that a second French soldier had died in Ukraine. In a press release, the Quai de'Orsay stated that they offered their condolences to the family.

RTL radio announced Monday the death of the fighter. Adrien D. (20) died from wounds sustained in battle in Kharkiv (northern Ukraine) on Monday, June 25. He was unconscious. He had joined the International Defense Legion of Ukraine (IDL) on March 1.

In June, the Quai d’Orsay indicated that a French first fighter who had left as a volunteer had been killed in combat. International Defense Legion of Ukraine (the official organization of foreign volunteer fighters) had also listed his death without naming the date or the circumstances.

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

The Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky had announced the creation of the International Legion for the Defense of Ukraine during the outbreak of war. Soon after, Ukrainian authorities stated that they had received approximately 20,000 applications. According to some reports, the conflict attracted significant numbers of volunteer fighters from Georgia. This former Soviet republic experienced a blitzkrieg against Russia in 2008 which led to Moscow's recognition two pro-Russian separatist 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. . The Russian ministry claimed, without being able to verify it that Poland was the "absolute lead" in Europe for fighters arriving in Ukraine. It was followed by Great Britain and Romania.

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