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Ukrainian MP Tymchuk shoots himself while cleaning gun

He was a member of “People’s Front” faction
13:36, 19 June 2019

112 Agency

On June 19, Ukrainian MP from National Front faction, the coordinator of “Informational resistance” Dmytro Tymchuk died while cleaning the gun, as MP Anton Herashchenko said on air of 112 Ukraine.

“Around an hour ago, the wife of MP Tymchuk called the ambulance and police, reporting that her husband was cleaning a gun at home, and sustained a mortal injury. Unfortunately, my friend Dmytro Tymchuk died before the ambulance arrived,” Gerashchenko said.

The investigation group works on the tragedy site.

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“It is a big loss for Ukraine, it is a loss for National Front faction, it was a real, honest, sincere, good person, who has done a lot for Ukraine’s interests in the defence sector, security, and intelligence, in informational security sector of our state,” MP stressed.

Dmytro Tymchuk was born on June 27, 1972, in Russian Chita. He worked as a military journalist, lieutenant colonel. He coordinated an “Informational resistance” group, he headed “Centre of military and political research” NGO. He was a member of the Parliament of the 8th convocation, a member of National Front faction.

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He became famous for covering Russia’s annexation of Crimea and Russia’s aggression in Donbas. He was reporting on the situation on the occupied territories regularly.

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