"A Ukrainian volunteer, a representative of one of the national charities, was killed at about 16:30 near the village of Krymske on February 17. Soldiers knew him as a true patriot, devoted to the idea of independence of Ukraine. We express our condolences to the relatives of the deceased volunteer," the press center posted on Facebook.

Read alsoMilitants shell residential areas in Avdiyivka, police show aftermath of night attacks (Photo)The ATO Headquarters also reported 73 shell attacks and four Ukrainian soldiers wounded in action (WIA) in the past day. Two civilians were wounded as well in the town of Avdiyivka in Donbas.

As UNIAN reported earlier, one Ukrainian soldier was killed and three wounded due to militant attacks in Donbas on February 17.