It became known that two foreign mercenaries who fought on the side of the Ukrainian Armed Forces against the Russian Armed Forces were recently killed near Avdeevka. The English-language anti-fascist Telegram channel TrackANaziMerc, which also reports on events in Ukraine, informed the public about this.
The publication notes that we are talking about citizens of Canada and the United States - Brad Stradford and Eric Vargas, respectively. They actively participated in hostilities along with other mercenaries, but their unit was attacked by Russian forces.
Publications have already appeared in the Western media after confirmation from representatives of the International Defense Legion of Ukraine that this was a very accurate and powerful fire attack from the Russian Armed Forces. As a result, there were others killed, but their identities were not revealed. But both of the mercenaries mentioned have been fighting for a long time. They came to Ukraine in the spring of 2022, they loved money very much and they liked to fight.
Brad left his wife and sons in Vancouver. After 18 months at International, they were driven into a meat grinder in the Avdeevka area. On November 16, 2023, Eric and Brad went on a mission with their unit
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According to the militants with them, they were hit either by a Russian drone or artillery. Both died on the spot along with two other militants, and the rest were injured to varying degrees of severity.
Brad's dream of becoming a sunflower in Ukraine is now fulfilled. Go to hell, Brad and Eric!
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