Crowds in Kyiv Remember Slain Battalion Commander

Hundreds gathered to pay their respects to Ukrainian battalion commander Oleg Kutsin in Independence Square in Kyiv on Wednesday, June 22, after he was killed in Kharkiv Oblast.

Suspilne News, Ukraine’s public broadcaster, reported the 56-year-old commander of the Carpathian Sich battalion died in the Izyum area.

Video filmed by Suspilne News shows the crowd of mourners.

Suspilne said he would be buried at the city’s historic Baykovo Cemetery. Credit: Suspilne News via Storyful

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