• Zambian student who died fighting for Russia in Ukraine laid to rest

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    By Nimi Princewill, CNN
    The Zambian student who died in battle in Ukraine was buried Wednesday in a private ceremony in his home country, a family spokesman told CNN.
    Lemekani Nathan Nyirenda died on the frontlines of the Ukraine war while fighting for Russian mercenary group Wagner in September last year.
    His family representative Dr. Ian Banda spoke to CNN Wednesday morning as the family headed to Nyirenda's final resting place in his village.
    “We are going to bury him now... We are in a convoy... His mother and father are in a vehicle behind me. They are crying right now,” Banda told...
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