Nebesna Sotnya: Antonyna Dvoryanets, Liquidator of Chernobyl disaster

Nebesna Sotnya: Antonyna Dvoryanets, Liquidator of Chernobyl disaster

Voices of Ukraine

By Polina Yeremenko
04.2014–#98,  Esquire
Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine
Deaths of Maidan
During the three months of confrontations in Ukraine, [at least] 102 people died—85 protesters and 17 law enforcement officers. Esquire talked to the relatives and friends of eight of them. [This is one of those stories]:

Antonyna Dvoryanets, 61 years old. Pensioner, a liquidator [specialist in nuclear clean up] of the Chernobyl disaster. She died under unknown circumstances on February 18, 2014 during the [armed] confrontations on Instytutska Street. Her daughter, Svitlana Storozhuk, tells her story.

Screen Shot 2014-05-17 at 5.06.15 PM“Mom went to Maidan every day. She had to take care of her mother-in-law, who is 90 years old, and three granddaughters, but she found the time to bring food and money to Maidan. On that day, she went to the hospital, gave me a call and said, “I’ll stop by Maidan and then will come home shortly to…

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