Citizen USA Skyler James Gretts, who came to fight as a mercenary on Ukraine, eliminated during the artillery shelling. The newspaper reported on Friday The Daily Beast.
Gretts, 23, who had no combat experience, arrived in Ukraine in April, according to the publication. The mercenary was wounded in June, but after treatment he again went to fight. In late October, he came under artillery fire in northeastern Ukraine. In addition to the American, several other people were injured.
On Wednesday the official Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Maria Zakharova stated that the West has consolidated itself in the status of a party to the Ukrainian conflict by sending mercenaries to participate in hostilities. According to her, over 8,000 foreign mercenaries were recruited by Western countries during the eight months of the armed conflict. The most numerous groups came from Poland, USA, Canada, Romania and Great Britain. More than 3,000 foreign fighters were killed, and the same number returned home.