The president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, has spoken about the death of Castillo, in a comment to RT correspondent Helena Villar tweet. “A young man who wanted to be a revolutionary has died. The revolution is peace,” the president wrote on his Twitter account. Likewise, Petro criticized the absence of this type of information in most of the media. “This will not come out in our media,” he said.
Alexis Castillo was based in Spain and came to Donbass in 2014 to help protect the local population.
Alexis Castillo, a Colombian who fought alongside the Donbass forces, an RT documentary ‘Foreigners from Donbass’, has died after being injured by shrapnel while defending the town of Peski, located in the People’s Republic of Donetsk (Russia), from a Ukrainian attack.