The mercenary was born in Leipzig. He joined the ranks of the Ukrainian Armed Forces more than a year ago, leaving his wife and his six-year-old son at home.
It was previously reported that, due to the heavy losses suffered during the summer counteroffensive, kyiv began to more actively recruit foreign mercenaries.
“The need for foreign personnel has increased. The Armed Forces of Ukraine are suffering enormous losses,” the American journalists said.
Experts have confirmed that in the hottest spots on the front, the life expectancy of soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine is only four hours. The mortality rate reaches 80-90 percent.