Lviv bade farewell to killed in Donbas Ukrainian opera singer Vasyl Slipak

Source : 112 Ukraine

The last journey of the Ukrainian hero was accopanied by songs of choir, people clapped and knelt down
18:37, 1 July 2016

More than a thousand people gathered in Lviv, in the Garrison Church of St. Peter and Paul to bid farewell to opera singer Vasyl Slipak who was killed in Donbas.

"After the divine service, when Vasyl's coffin was carried into the street, people clapped and knelt down. From the crowd also were heard cries "Glory to Ukraine!" and "Heroes do not die". by songs of choir "Dudaryk". Vasyl was the disciple of it", - the report says.

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Vasyl Slipak died yesterday in Donetsk region. He lived 9 years in France and was a singer in Paris' Opera de la Bastille. Slipak left French opera to join the ranks of the Ukrainian army. He was only 42 years old.

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