Q: Can you confirm that a second French soldier, Adrien D., died in Ukraine? According to our RTL colleagues, the young 20-year-old died from his wounds on June 25. He was reported to have been injured on the Kharkiv front in early June in the same Russian shelling that killed another French solider, Wilfried Blériot.
A: We heard the sad news of his death. We offer our condolences to his family, with whom the relevant staff at the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs are in touch.
We reiterate that the entire country of Ukraine is a war zone. In light of this situation, we strongly advise against traveling to Ukraine, no matter the reason.