Tomorrow, Lviv will say goodbye to defender Bohdan Mashkara

On Wednesday, November 8, Lviv will say goodbye to serviceman Bohdan Mashkara, who died at the hands of the Russian invaders while defending Ukraine. The City Hall calls on Lviv residents and guests to join the city’s farewell ceremony and to refrain from entertainment events and celebrations during this time.

The serviceman’s funeral will begin at 12:00 in the Garrison Church of Sts. App. Peter and Paul, at 12:30 a city farewell ceremony will take place on Rynok Square. The soldier will be buried at the Lychakiv cemetery.

Biographical certificate of the defender

Bohdan Mashkara (May 8, 1983-October 28, 2023) was born in the village of Yushkivtsi, Lviv region.

Studied at Secondary Secondary School No. 32. He received his education at the State Educational Institution “Stavropygius Higher Vocational School of the City of Lviv” (then Vocational and Technical School No. 58).

After completing his studies, he served in the border guards.

In peacetime, he was first engaged in roofing work. During the past 6 years, he lived in the village of Strutyn and worked as a truck driver. He was fond of football.

With the beginning of the full-scale invasion of the Russian Federation, he stood up to protect the Motherland from the Russian invaders. Performed combat missions in the southern and eastern directions as part of the 704th separate regiment of radiation, chemical, biological protection of the Ground Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

For his personal courage, he was awarded numerous awards: the medal “For Military Service to Ukraine”, the honorary badge of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine “The Best Sergeant of the Armed Forces of Ukraine” and the award of the President of Ukraine “For the Defense of Ukraine”.

Bohdan Mashkara is survived by his parents, wife, daughter, son, sister, nephews and godson.

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