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Exclusive: AWOL Navy SEAL Killed Fighting In Ukraine


A former American Navy SEAL was killed this week during Russia's assault on eastern Ukraine while fighting alongside Ukrainian forces, a Navy official tells TIME.

The Navy confirmed that Swift has been in "an active deserter status since March 11, 2019," but did not provide any additional information. It wasn't yet known how long Swift was in Ukraine and why he was fighting there.