Ukraine: Family tribute to Glasgow man who ‘died as a hero’on February 15, 2023 at 8:46 am

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The family of Jonathan Shenkin say he “died a hero in an act of bravery as a paramedic”.

Jonathan ShenkinImage source, Facebook

A British man killed in Ukraine has been named by family and friends as Jonathan Shenkin, from Glasgow.

A family tribute on social media said Mr Shenkin, 45, “died as a hero in an act of bravery as a paramedic”.

He is one of eight British men known to have died in Ukraine since the Russian invasion began last year. Many volunteer fighters and aid workers have travelled to the country from the UK.

The Foreign Office said it was supporting the man’s family.

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