WKYC, “Former US Marine from Cleveland killed in Ukraine, reports say”

Several reports say Cooper “Harris” Andrews, 26, was killed on April 19 while protecting “The Road of Life” humanitarian corridor in Bakhmut.

By Dave DeNatale and Isabel Lawrence, May 1, 2023

A former U.S. Marine from Cleveland Heights was killed while defending evacuees in Ukraine last month, according to several published reports. 

Cooper “Harris” Andrews was killed on April 19 while protecting “The Road of Life” humanitarian corridor in Bakhmut. His death was first reported¬†on April 30 by journalist Jake Hanrahan, with additional published reports coming on Monday.

Multiple reports state that Andrews was killed in action by mortar fire alongside fellow members of the International Resistance Committee. They were apparently ambushed while protecting evacuees.

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    Lilias Adie is the Project Coordinator for Agency. She works professionally in the fields of communications. Over the last two decades she has been involved in direct action organizing, as well as communications and outreach work for a variety of environmental and wildlife conservation non-profits. Additionally, she has supported a range of grassroots projects, including ancient forest defense campaigns, political prisoner support projects, radical community centers, and DIY publications.

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