Defiant POW killed in viral video is named Hero of Ukraine
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Sunday (early Monday, Philippines time) said he has bestowed the title of “Hero of Ukraine” on a Ukrainian prisoner of war whose calmness in the face of death was captured on video by his killers, amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
“I conferred the title of Hero of Ukraine upon Oleksandr Matsiyevsky. A Ukrainian warrior. A man who will be known and remembered forever. For his bravery, for his confidence in Ukraine and for his ‘Glory to Ukraine!’ Glory to the Her