Today is the 87th day of WAR in Ukraine.
The story of this brave Ukrainian woman deserves being shared.
In 2014 when russia annexed Crimea and launched war in Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine she decided for herself that she couldn’t stay distant and joined one of volunteer battalions.
She went to the front line as medical volunteer to help saving lives of Ukrainian soldiers.
When she first came to the frontline she was just 18.
During next months she personally helped to more than 200 soldiers.
In July 2014 Yana founded Hospitallers, a volunteer organization of paramedics.
In December 2015 while being in a car of Hospitallers she got into a terrible car accident. As a result she was severely injured and since then she moves only in a wheelchair.
But that didn’t stop her and she continued to devote her life to saving lives of others.
In 2019 she was elected to Verkhovna Rada (the Parliament of Ukraine) and without any surprise she has focused her activity there on health and medicine.
All these years, since 2014 her Hospitallers have been saving lives and have kept on doing that during all 87 days after start of brutal russian invasion.
Members of the organization are volunteers who, at the risk of themselves, provide first aid on the contact line.
They pull the wounded from the front line and transport them to hospitals.
They help to volunteers, soldiers and civilians directly in the hottest areas.
They help to those who needs first aid, emergency medical intervention or therapeutic treatment.
Besides that Hospitallers have taught tactical medicine to thousands of Ukrainian defenders.
Today Yana is only 26, but in her age she is already war veteran, deputy, disabled person and founder of the organization that saves lives of Ukrainians every day.
Today Yana’s Hospitallers live in hell seeing blood and horror every day but keep on doing their job, trying to save each life they can.
You can help them.
We see the true heroes among us every day. Glory to Yana!
We are the nation. We are Ukrainians!
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