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Paramedic, 45, becomes 8th Brit killed in Ukraine as family say he ‘made ultimate sacrifice’ standing up to Putin

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A BRITISH man killed in Ukraine has been described as “a hero” by his family.
Jonathan Shenkin, from Glasgow, is the eighth person from the UK known to have died in the war-torn country since Russia invaded.
Jonathan Shenkin, from Glasgow, was killed in Ukraine1Jonathan Shenkin, from Glasgow, was killed in UkraineIn a post, the 45-year-old’s family said he “made the ultimate sacrifice” by standing up to Vladimir Putin’s troops in Ukraine
They said the dad “died as a hero in an act of bravery as a paramedic” in December.
A tribute shared by his brother Daniel Shenkin said: “On enlisting in the Armed Forces of Ukraine, he made the ultimate sacrifice to defend values we all believe in.
“He is survived by his son and daughter, to whom he was devoted.”
Mr Skenkin’s brother told how he had spent “much of his life helping others” after growing up in Glasgow.
He briefly lived in London and Malta before signing up to the Israeli Army.
A Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office spokesman said: “We are supporting the family of a British national who died in Ukraine, and are in contact with the local authorities.”
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