Category Archives: Eyewitness stories

Nadiya Savchenko’s Book: “It’s a Strong Name, Hope” – Chapter 1, Part 2 (conclusion) #FreeSavchenko

Chapter 1: Iraq, Part 2 (conclusion) – from the soon to be published book by Nadiya Savchenko: “It’s A Strong Name, Hope.” [Nadiya means ‘hope’ in Ukrainian, so the title is a play on her own name]. Read part 1 here. … Continue reading

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“I will refuse all medals:” Remembering Ilovaisk by remembering “Sam”

By Mihail Lermontov-Nikolov, Chief of Staff of the 46th Separate Donbas volunteer Battalion of special purpose, of Ukraine 08.21.2015 Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine I will refuse awards [medals]. I Mikhail Nikolov, call sign “Lermontov,” Chief of Staff of … Continue reading

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Nadiya Savchenko’s Book: “It’s a Strong Name, Hope” (Chapter1, Part 1) #FreeSavchenko

Excerpts from the soon to be published book by Nadiya Savchenko: “It’s A Strong Name, Hope.” [Nadiya means ‘hope’ in Ukrainian, so the title is a play on her own name]. By Nadiya Savchenko, posted by Svyryd Opanasovych with thanks to … Continue reading

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Nolan Peterson: A Toast In Memorium to Daniel Kasyanenko. #FreeSavchenko

By Nolan Peterson, Foreign Correspondent at The Daily Signal and former USAF special ops pilot 08.07.2015 Reposted here with permissions of the author A toast… This morning I heard that Daniel Kasyanenko was killed in action during a mortar attack outside the Donetsk … Continue reading

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Soldier’s Story: Imagine this in the scorching heat at the front…

By Mykola Voronin, Ukrainian sniper with the 79th Airmobile Brigade, previously in Donbas Battalion 07.28.2015 Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine It’s quite simple. Just imagine. You’re sitting in an open field. For two days. They bring you kasha … Continue reading

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