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I started attending Kropyvnytskyi Corps, Ukraine Division, from October 1997. On March 15th, 1998, I was enrolled as a soldier of Kropyvnytskyi Corps. Now I am a corps sergeant major. Like many people, I could not even think that war would come to Ukraine. But at dawn on February 24, 2022, we were awakened by[…]

There is the light in me – it prompts me to do everything that depends on me

The war caught me unprepared. I cannot say that I did not know that the war could start. My mind told me that war was inevitable, but my heart continued to believe that it could be avoided. Hundreds of thousands of soldiers who gathered near the borders of my Motherland with full weapons, with jet[…]

The love of Christ, which penetrates through people into this troubled world is the light that helps to survive physically, emotionally and spiritually

Ukraine…explosions, fear, cold, despair, pain, tears, hunger, confusion, sadness, rage. Ukraine is filled with all of that. Every centimeter of this land is “burning” – somewhere like in Bakhmut because of fire, somewhere like in Mariupol from sheer horror, somewhere like in our Dnipro from a hole the size of the lives of people who[…]

There is still a threat of death over us today, but am not afraid, as I know that God holds us in his hand

Well before 24 February, all my colleagues and acquaintances, from Ukraine and abroad who are confident in politics and are connected to different authorities, were saying that the war is going to start in Ukraine. My friends from different parts of the world tried to convince me to take my family abroad. But we decided[…]

Territorial Day of Prayer for the Ukrainian People February 26 2023

“From the ruined cities and villages, covered with the fragments of a once peaceful life, prayers flew like alarmed birds, begging for protection for the children, elderly, relatives and friends… Insightful and fervent prayers rush to heaven – “Lord, help!” Brave, persistent, desperate and incredibly strong; frozen with fear, vulnerable, those who do not stop believing[…]

The triumphant return of “The Schedryk ” to the USA 100 years after the premiere

“Let the Christmas star Light up faces with joy, Let him show the way to love May you be happy and healthy!” These were the words of the host of the concert, Hollywood actress of Ukrainian origin, Vira Farmiga, in Ukrainian language, which opened the concert called “Notes from Ukraine” on December 4 in Carnegie[…]

A time of grace in a war-torn territory

Captain Svetlana Bochkareva is the corps officer at Pesochin, a suburb in Kharkiv, Eastern Ukraine, only 40km from the Russian border. This city has suffered relentless missile strikes, drone attacks and shelling since the Russians invaded Ukraine on 24 February. Critical infrastructure has been destroyed, and much of the city lies in ruins. Thousands of[…]