Category Archives: Eyewitness stories

Nadiya Savchenko’s Book: “It’s a Strong Name, Hope.” #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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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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