- According to the media, Walentina Gatwa died in Mariupol on April 14 as a result of mortar shelling.
- She worked with her husband in the armed forces of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic
- According to Russian media, the woman was buried near Voronezh, where her mother lives
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According to the media, Walentina Gatua passed away in Mariupol on April 14. She participated in the war in Ukraine since its inception on February 24. The regional newspaper Miasto y Obioateli wrote that she was a sergeant in the medical platoon of the DRL’s rifle battalion. She was killed by a mortar shell.
After the last Russian invasion of Ukraine in 2014, she and her husband moved to the Donetsk Oblast, which is occupied by pro-Moscow separatists. Both served in the armed forces of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic. Her husband died last year in border battles with Ukrainian forces.
After the invasion began, Gałatowa was sent deep into Ukraine. In the end, she ended up in Mariupol. Since women in the Russian army could not serve in direct combat on the front, she was assigned to serve as a paramedic.
Our correspondent from Ukraine reports:
According to the Russian media, the woman was buried near Voronezh, where her mother lives. Jatwa’s mother confirmed in social media that she was informed of her daughter’s death on April 22.
So far, the Russians are reluctant to report casualties of their soldiers. According to official data, more than 1,000 people from the Kremlin died. army. Meanwhile, the Ukrainian authorities reported that from the beginning of the Russian invasion until May 5, more than 24,000 people died at the front. Soldiers.
Russians prepare for a parade in Mariupol on May 9
There are still civilians in Mariupol which Russia controls almost entirely on the Sea of Azov. Several hundred – some data says about 200 – civilians will be present on the territory of the Azovstal metallurgical plants, which the Russians stormed and bombed. It is the last bridge of Ukrainian defense in this port city, and the Russian authorities have already announced its capture several times.
The head of the Russian Defense Ministry, Sergei Shoigu, announced, on Wednesday, that Mariupol was under the control of the Russian army.And a “quiet life” returns to the city. In his opinion, the Ukrainian soldiers stationed at the Azovstal plant are “completely obscured.”
Ukrainian military intelligence reported on Wednesday that Russian occupiers in Mariupol are preparing for a military parade on May 9, when Russia will celebrate Victory Day over Nazi Germany. The occupiers are removing the rubble and cleaning the city streets.
Source: ngs24.ru, dailymail.co.uk, Onet
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