Zelenskiy honors Ukraine soldier shot after saying ‘Glory to Ukraine’

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(Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy bestowed posthumously the honour of “Hero of Ukraine” on Sunday on a soldier who defiantly said “Glory to Ukraine” before being seen to be shot dead in a video posted on social media. Ukraine’s military, on its Telegram channel, had earlier confirmed the identity of the soldier as Oleksandr Matsievskiy, a sniper with a unit from the northern region of Chernihiv. “Today, I have bestowed the title of Hero of Ukraine on soldier Oleskandr Matsievskiy,” Zelenskiy said in his nightly video address. “A man that all Ukrainians will know. A man who will be fore…

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