Finnish Prime Minister attends memorial service for volunteer fighter "Da Vinci"

10 March, 05:40 PM
Sanna Marin and Volodymyr Zelenskyy (Photo:NV)

Sanna Marin and Volodymyr Zelenskyy (Photo:NV)

The Prime Minister of Finland, Sanna Marin, arrived in Kyiv on March 10 on a surprise visit during which she, together with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, attended a memorial service for volunteer fighter Dmytro "Da Vinci" Kotsyubailo, according to pictures taken by NV at Kyiv's St. Michael's Cathedral.

27-year-old Dmytro Kotsyubailo, a member of the 67th Separate Mechanized Brigade, was killed on March 7. He had been an active participant in the Revolution of Dignity and had fought for Ukraine since the Russian war began in 2014. He commanded a volunteer platoon at first, then he became a company commander in 2015. He was awarded with the title of Hero of Ukraine in December 2021. He also served as the commander of the 1st Separate Mechanized Battalion “Da Vinci Wolves” of the ground forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

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