Long jumper Roman Polishchuk joined the Armed Forces of Ukraine from the first days of Russia’s full-scale military invasion of Ukraine.
Ukrainian athlete Roman Polishchuk died on the front of the Russian-Ukrainian war near Bakhmut. The loss became known from the page of the Athletics Federation of Ukraine (FLAU) in Instagram.
The organization noted that Roman Polishchuk was engaged in long jumps and was a pupil of coach Irina Pustovoit.
“Terrible losses, painful losses. Our task is to prevent them. We will honor the memory of the hero and donate to the Armed Forces of Ukraine as regularly as possible. Because if not them, then no one. Glory to the hero. Glory to Ukraine. We will take revenge,” the FLAU publication says.
According to media reports, Roman Polishchuk joined the Ukrainian Armed Forces from the first days of the full-scale invasion of the Russian Federation. The athlete served in the 206th battalion of the 241st brigade.
Recall that on March 13, it became known about the death of a member of the “League of Laughter” Roman Ivanenko. According to the head of the Kamenetz-Podolsky District Council, Mikhail Semashkevich, the artist passed away in Russian captivity.
On March 10, the 241st brigade of the territorial defense of Kyiv reported the death of a father and son, Oleg and Nikita Khomyukov, in Bakhmut. Before going to the Donetsk region, the defenders took part in the liberation of the Kyiv, Kharkov and Kherson regions.
On March 7, human rights activist Masi Nayem reported that the commander of the 1st OMB “Da Vinci Wolves” DUK “Right Sector” Dmitry Kotsyubailo with the call sign “Da Vinci” was killed in a battle with Russian invaders.
On February 22, it became known about the death of the commander of the 1st battalion of the Azov regiment and the defender of Azovstal, Oleg Mudrak, who had previously spent six months in captivity with the Russian invaders.
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