Category Archives: Eyewitness stories

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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The torture dungeon at Igor Girkin’s Slovyansk headquarters – 1 year later. #FreeSavchenko

By Slavgorod.com.ua 07.06.2015 Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine A year later, [former] prisoners of the Slovyansk SBU told Donbas schoolchildren about the tortures they suffered in the dungeons of Girkin’s headquarters. [Editor’s note: SBU is the Security Service of Ukraine building … Continue reading

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In prison, Nadiya Savchenko makes origami art for Moscow children. #FreeSavchenko

By Vira and Nadiya Savchenko 07.07.2015 Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine Nadiya Savchenko’s sister Vira tried to visit Nadiya in prison on July 2nd and, although she waited all day to go in and see her sister, the Russian legal … Continue reading

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Paratrooper Oleksiy Kurhan lost his foot in an anti-personnel mine explosion

By Oleksandr Handziy 4.29.2015 Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine A soldier with the 95th Airborne Brigade, 29-year-old Oleksiy Kurhan from the village of Stara Chortoryya, in Lubarskyi district, Zhytomyr [region] hit a mine on March 28, 2015. From the … Continue reading

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Ukraine War Amps expands programs to include “I CARE About Fallen Hero’s Family” #FreeSavchenko

By Voices of Ukraine senior staff with Gene Berezovski 07.04.2015 Founded in July 2014, Toronto-based Ukraine War Amps is a worldwide community whose sole purpose is to assist amputees, severely injured soldiers and patriots who have been fighting for the … Continue reading

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