Soldier of the 28th separate mechanized brigade Yevhen Shchurenko died in the area of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO). It was reported on the Facebook page of the Odesa territorial center of recruitment and social support.
Ukrainian serviceman was killed due to the hostile shelling, which was carried out on January 26.
"On January 26, at 07:15, a resident of Kiliya city, Odesa region, soldier of the 28th separate mechanized brigade Shchurenko Yevhen Valeriiovych was killed during a hostile shelling in the area of the Joint Forces Operation in the territory of Donetsk region," the message reads.
January 27, he was supposed to celebrate his 42nd birthday.
As we reported earlier, Ukraine was negotiating on the release of Ukrainians, detained in Russia and the temporarily occupied territory. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky stated this in a commentary to the media in Jerusalem, the press service of President’s Office informed.
"Two tracks, two lists. We have agreed on the list in Minsk, we will supplement the list of established persons. We will prepare this track - the exchange with the temporarily occupied territories. And a separate track - we have already started a conversation with the Russian Federation about the exchange of Ukrainians - all, including the Crimean Tatars, and other Ukrainians who are in the territory of Russia," Zelensky said.