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.
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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