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The nationwide project “Tachka Na TROkachku” (the analog of Pimp My Ride TV show) is aimed at restoration for the front line of military trucks that are currently out of commission or damaged as a result of military operations. The project will be launched on October 18 at 11:00 AM in a car repair shop which is engaged in old cars restoration. The presentation will be attended by Ihor Tantsiura, Major General, Commander of the Territorial Defense Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine; Roman Horodechnyi, Senior Lieutenant, co-founder of the project; Viktor Shevchenko, Junior Lieutenant, Logistics Officer of the Headquarters of the Territorial Defense Forces Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, co-founder of the project; Andrii Ovchynnyk, Mechanic Supervisor at the car repair shop. Journalists in Kyiv will be able to see and film the cars repair process. Pre-registration is required to participate in the presentation. For security reasons, the venue will be informed by organizers to the registered participants on the day before the event.
Serhii, the 22-years old Ukrainian soldier, was blown up by a mine in May of this year — on the anniversary of meeting his girlfriend Iuliia. The guy lost his arm and decided to break with his girlfriend not to burden her. However, Iulia found the fighter and proposed marriage to him. Now the couple is in the Center “NEZLAMNI” of the First Medical Association of Lviv. Here Serhii is being prepared for prosthetic repair. Jointly with Dobro.ua charity platform, the Center raises funds for a modern bionic prosthetic arm for the defender. It costs 20,000–40,000 euros.
Ukrainian military and animal advocates of UAnimals rescued a bear who was shell-shocked near the de-occupied Lyman. After the liberation of the city, the injured animal was found locked in the cubicle. The private zoo was occupied, but the bear miraculously survived. Volunteers took the bear to the wild animal rescue center in Kyiv region.
First four students have already passed the exam at “FEMALE PILOTS OF UKRAINE” school, which was established this fall in Kyiv region. These women had to take their exam in extremely difficult weather conditions, but they managed.
The first female drone pilot school in the country was founded by Valerii Borovyk, a member of the National Guard. The main goal of the institution is to give every Ukrainian woman the necessary skills to defend the state.
The family of Kostiantyn and Vlada Liberov used to take photos depicting love, but after February 24, they decided to photograph war. Kostiantyn’s photo, in which a Ukrainian defender is holding a watermelon in his hands against the background of a multiple rocket launcher system, has become very popular. The man admits that he got too close while working, and he was hit by stones and even bruised.
The couple photographs the war in hot cities of the country. Since the start of war, they have taken hundreds of photos, which can be seen on their social network pages and even on the covers of world media.
The next stage of training by American infantrymen began in Lviv. Together with Ukrainian instructors, they are training Ukrainian volunteers. The training was organized by the Volunteer Training Center. For three weeks, the instructors will teach how to handle weapons, how to act during territory sweeps and street fights, and how to provide first aid. The training is free of charge. Both men and women can attend it.
The veteran Mykhailo Yurchuk is the first in Lviv to get a bionic prosthetic arm. He lost his arm and leg in Kharkiv Oblast this spring, but today he can move his fingers again. Esper Bionics, a Ukrainian manufacturer, provided the artificial bionic arm for Mykhailo. It was attached by the NEZLAMNI National Rehabilitation Center of Lviv’s First Healthcare Association. Now, Mykhailo is learning to use his artificial arm and regrets that this dream has not yet come true for many other unbroken Ukrainians like him.
Because of this, a charitable project, Prosthetics for the Unbroken, was started to provide modern bionic artificial limbs to at least fifty Ukrainians. To do so, UAH 100 million needs to be raised.
Oksana Ivanets has the rank of lieutenant colonel. She has served in the State Border Guard Service for over 20 years. Later, she was transferred to the Armed Forces of Ukraine and currently serves as a special correspondent of the ArmiyaInform news agency. She combines her work with another activity that is at least as complicated: she is bringing up five children.
Svitlana Olifer from Cherkasy has been running a wedding event business. After russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, she came up with the charity volunteering project Marriage for a Hero. She put together a team of photographers, videographers, makeup artists, and florists who help organize a ceremony free of charge. Restaurants and catering businesses are sometimes prepared to offer their services on special terms. Overall, the couple will only have to buy their wedding gear.
Samples of individual rations developed for the Armed Forces of Ukraine developed by RAZOM and FEST companies will be demonstrated in Media Center Ukraine. The developers called their individual ration for extreme conditions Kosmichna Yizha (Space Food). It is on par with food kits used by the world’s leading armies.