Ukrainians laid flowers at the US Embassy in Kyiv in memory of US Senator John McCain, who died August 25 at the age of 81.

Near the embassy a book of condolences was placed, in which everyone could express their respects to Senator McCain.

Reference: John McCain died of brain cancer around 16:30 on August 25. Previously, the family of the politician announced the termination of treatment. McCain was a senator six times. In 2008, he was a presidential candidate from the Republican Party.

During the Vietnam War (1964 - 1975), McCain was a pilot and spent more than five years in captivity. He was considered one of the most violent critics of US President Donald Trump's policy.

The senator openly and persistently advocated the provision of lethal weapons to Ukraine as a result of Russian aggression against Ukraine. During the Revolution of Dignity in 2013 he came to Maidan.

August 29 John McCain was to turn 82 years old.