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Portrait of a Soldier – embodiment of social and psychological problems faced by ATO soldiers

‘Mine exploded in my hand. I could not drop it, there were many people on the right, on the lef – too. And ahead was a back of my friend. I’ve never wanted to fight, I am a very peaceful person, but I am ready to defend people, my land where I was born and […]

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9 court proceedings against Ukrainians in Crimea in June

9 court proceedings against Ukrainians in Crimea in June

According to the data from Center for Civil Liberties in the Crimea, during June 2015 against Ukrainian citizens there were organized: 9 judicial sittings 1 sentence 3 penalties 10 detentions 7 interrogations No less than 3 warnings. In addition, the Center registered 6 criminal implementations, 1 room capture and many facts of denunciations of citizens […]

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‘Our heroes can become our enemies’ – Correct psychological rehabilitation for ATO fighters is pledge of Ukrainian future

‘Our heroes can become our enemies’ - Correct psychological help for ATO fighters is pledge of Ukrainian future

‘You can be a winner on the field of battle, but you would lose the war because the winner is not able to revive his country. That is why psychological rehabilitation of military is so important’’. This thought was expressed by volunteer, French specialist in neuropsychology and psychosomatic medicine, specialist in the theory of leadership […]

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They are also cyborgs, although media doesn’t speak of them

They are also cyborgs, although media doesn’t speak of them

Here is the story told by volunteer organization ‘Back and alive’ about servicemen of 80th airborne brigade who defended Luhansk airport in 2014. After some terrorists called defenders of Donetsk airport ‘cyborgs’ this nickname quickly spread and was accepted by the media and the masses. However, servicemen who defended Donetsk airport from Russia backed forces […]

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Our nation lives until we have such people

10 years old boy donated money for Ukrainian Army

10 year old boy donated all money he got for his birthday for Ukrainian Army. To years old American boy of Ukrainian origin Danylo gave $1600 for Ukrainian Army. He invited many guests for his birthday party. The boy asked them to bring money instead of presents and said he would use this money to […]

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Volunteer military formations in Ukraine

Volunteer military formations in Ukraine

Volunteer battalions defending Eastern Ukraine. It has been a year since Ukraine faced aggression of Russian Federation. In response to social turmoil and invasion a strong volunteer movement appeared. People armed themselves to defend the country. In course of this year the initially spontaneous volunteer movement transformed into organized military structure and integrated within Ministry […]

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UA army and volunteer military formations

UA army and volunteer military formations

March 1, 2015 Infographics by Ukraine Crisis Media Center about Ukrainian army and volunteer battalions Source: uacrisis.org

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Situation at Debaltsevo bridgehead as of January 28, 2015

Situation at Debaltsevo bridgehead as of January 28, 2015

January 28, 2015 On the possibility of encirclement in Debaltsevo After activation of Russian-terrorist forces in the East Debaltsevo bridgehead along with Mariupol and Donetsk airport became one of locations that attract a lot of attention in Ukrainian society. According to operative data from experts of ‘Information Resistance’ group, fighters and Russian servicemen retreated from […]

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Making camouflage nets – video

Making camouflage nets

January 20, 2015 Come back alive Organization #babylon’13 and volunteer organization ‘Come back alive’ present. The video down below shows the process of making camouflage nets. Women tell about their volunteer job, where they get materials and why they are doing this. The blue-and-yellow flag shown in the video was signed by Ukrainian servicemen as […]

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Displaced people as moving force of Ukrainian development

Displaced people as moving force of Ukrainian development

January 17, 2015 Activists on importance of displaced people for Ukrainian development Ukrainian government sees internally displaced people from Crimea and Donbas as burden on social spending. However, they can become moving force for development of necessaty industries and creation of jobs in other regions. Co-founders of initiative ‘All-Ukrainian Organization for internally displaced people’ Alexander […]

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