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6 person internally displaced family at their new place

6 person internally displaced family at their new place

This video is brought to you by non-governmental organization #Babylon’13 as part of their series of short films about internally displaced people in Ukraine. A very positive mother of a big family tells their story to the filming team. They left Donbas and headed to the town of Pavlograd in Dnipropetrovsk oblast where they knew […]

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Ukrainian volunteers take oath of allegiance

Ukrainian volunteers take oath of allegiance

  The 46th Separate Special Forces Battalion, originally volunteer battalion ‘Donbas-Ukraine’. It was founded when war in Ukraine began. After one year of combats the military unit still accepts volunteers to serve for Ukraine. In this reportage issued by non-governmental organization #Babylon’13 new servicemen take oath of allegiance to defend Ukraine and its people. Some militants […]

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Pain in heart – dedication to patriots

New video by non-governmental organization #Babylon’13 dedicated to all those who maintain peace of our country on their shoulders. The video is accompanied by a song of Ukrainian singer Lama ‘My heart’. In case you would like to feel the song deeper – here is the translation. Aches in heart can’t be silent, The words […]

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War note trailer

War note trailer

#Babylon’13 creates a film about war in Ukraine. In order to make it they plan to collect video materials about warfighters, volunteers and soldiers filmed on any possible device starting from mobile phone up to camera. The aim of this film is to show what is happening in Donbas. Film creators also search for video […]

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KillHouse – serious training for those who go to war

KillHouse – serious training for those who go to war

In course of this year many Ukrainian soldiers got serious wounds, damaged their health significantly. Still, even if they cannot participate in hostilities directly, there are many other things they can do to help. The experience they have is huge, they have seen the war from inside and can help many people to learn how […]

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‘Azov’ regiment in Shyrokino

‘Azov’ regiment in Shyrokino

Video of special purpose regiment ‘Azov’ defending village of Shyrokino near Mariupol in Eastern Ukraine. The video is accompanied by rap song in Ukrainian. Part of its text can be translated into English in the following way: ‘Ukraine, Mother of Heroes, fill my heart with windstorm from the Caucasus and the babble of Carpathian streams, […]

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Ukrainian soldier returns home – video

Ukrainian soldier returns home – video

Servicemen of ‘Donbas’ regiment with call sign ‘Seven’ returns home. He participated in battles for Ilovaisk in late summer 2014. After 9 months of capture and tortures man can finally return home. He has 12 healed bone fractures. The soldier is in cheerful mood; people meet him with bread according to old tradition and shout […]

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They say I have deserved it

They say I have deserved it

Ukrainian serviceman awarded with a watch by president Poroshenko for having destroyed three enemy’s tanks in Debaltsevo. His profession is to shot down planes, but he found out that ‘tanks can fly as well’. One of hundreds if not thousands of stories of every day heroism of Ukrainians in this war. The video features footage […]

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Without a hand but with optimism in his heart

Without a hand but with optimism in his heart

Ukrainian serviceman has lost his hand during hostilities in Eastern Ukraine. Despite his wound this man has preserved optimism and hope for the future of our country. “We go to cure our ill country from gangrena that was brough to us by our neighbour’. This man believes that separatism in Ukraine should be destroyed. The […]

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East and West – poem

East and West

Truth speaks in mouth of a child. Two girls read touching poem about Ukraine and its people. The main idea is that east and west of our country are one nation that cannot be broken apart. This video was made by non-governmental organization #Babylon’13. You can find more video stories about Ukraine and its people […]

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