Alexander Vlasenko Ukranian Martyr

Alexander Vlasenko

June 24, 2022

29-year-old Junior Sergeant Alexander Vlasenko died on June 24, 2022, in a battle near the village of Potemkine in Kherson Oblast. While attempting to repel the occupiers’ position, he suffered fatal injuries due to artillery shelling.

Alexander Yuriyovych was born in Kiyinka village, Chernihiv Oblast. He studied at the Kyiv and Bobrovytsia secondary schools. In 2012, he graduated from the Kyiv Electromechanical College named after M. Ostrovsky and mastered the profession of a mechanic of railway transport signaling and communication equipment. In 2012-2013, he served his conscription in the internal troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in Donetsk. He then worked as a senior mechanic at Darnytsia signaling and communication equipment depot at “Ukrzaliznytsia” (Ukrainian Railways) and simultaneously studied through distance learning at the Kharkiv Ukrainian State University of Railway Transport. From 2019, he worked in the “Epicenter” retail network as a mechanic servicing production equipment.

He voluntarily joined the Armed Forces of Ukraine on April 28, 2022. He served in the 60th separate mechanized brigade and was a squad leader.

“My husband was brave, strong, courageous, sociable, loving, and would have been a bright example for our little son,” noted Victoria Vlasenko.

The defender was buried at the Yakushkiv cemetery in Bobrovytsia city, Chernihiv Oblast.

Alexander is survived by his parents, wife, and son.