Learn about a hero by reading the Oleksandr Matsiyevsky consolidated facts.
Did you know Oleksandr Ihorovych Mattsievskyi was the recipient of the Hero of Ukraine title, the highest that the President can award? What was Oleksandr’s achievement? What is the reason his video is so popular on the internet and social media in Germany as well as the United States?
What was shown in this video? Who made the video and why was it displayed months after Oleksandr’s passing? Let’s examine the timeline and details for Oleksandr Matsiyevsky.
Oleksandr Matsiyevsky footage
Oleksandr Mattsiyevsky’s body was given to the enemy soldiers as a exchange in February 2023. The condition of his body at that time was so bad that no one could identify it.
While the bodies were being exchanged, Oleksandr was misidentified as Tymofiy Shahura’s corpse. He was part of the 30th Separate Mechanized Brigade deployed in Bakhmut.
This is what happens multiple times during war. In order to exchange dead soldiers’ bodies, unidentified dead bodies are misidentified. The body of Oleksandr Igorovych Matsiyevsky, who died on 14 February 2023, was buried at Nizhyn in Chernihiv Oblast. Later, Oleksandr was killed in action and footage of it was captured by a mobile phone belonging to a fallen enemy soldier.
Killed in Action at Bakhmut –
It lasted twelve seconds. It featured Oleksandr standing in an open forest area. A hole was visible behind him. No other soldiers from the native army were near him. Oleksandr wasn’t armed or equipped with ammunition. He stood bravely in front enemies and smoked his cigarette.
Five seconds into the footage, the enemy shot more than 19+ rounds of machine gun ammunition during Oleksandr Matsiyevsky Execution. Oleksandr was shot in the head with his first few shots. Oleksandr knew his life was ending, but his last words before his enemies were – Slava Ukraine. It was clear that Oleksandr didn’t fear the enemy and was dedicated to his country.
Oleksandr video shows that enemies surround Oleksandr as they fire from three directions and within close proximity. Oleksandr fell on the ground after the first few headshots. However, the firing continued for an additional five seconds. Oleksandr suffered several bullet wounds as a result.
Oleksandr Matesiyevsky dead body:
Oleksandr was disfigured and hollow. It was difficult to recognize his face. One of his shoulders was fractured. Bullet wounds were found on his chest, heart, and shoulders. Because of an injury suffered before his death, the right eyebrow had been covered in a bandage. He had his hands and the bandage to identify the misidentified corpse as Oleksandr Mateyevsky.
Oleksandr’s last words were – Slava Ukraine. They were enough for native people to know that fighting until the end is possible. View Zelensky’s address at 00.06.31 seconds on Telegram, 13/03/2023 at 03:45 Hrs. He stated that Oleksandr would never be forgotten.