During Euromaidan protests in Odesa, many social media users were touched by a photo of a lone veteran with a Ukrainian flag that could hardly move along Odesa’s Soborna square.
Odesa volunteers and other Odesites that cared found the grandfather. He turned out to be a WWII veteran, Konstantin Plotnykov. A campaign started for gathering donations to buy him an electronic wheelchair, and recently the present was given to him! “I am so surprised, I never expected to receive such a present…” commented Mr.Plotnykov. Continue reading
Ukrinform correspondent reports that local businessman Roman Kurys gifted two studio apartments in a high-rise that is being constructed by his company in Rivne to children of the fallen Heaven’s Hundred heroes Georgi Arutunian and Valerii Opanasiuk.
“The children of fallen heroes will be able to settle in their new apartments before the end of this year, once the building is cleared for operation. The guarantee is the sales deeds that were issued to them”, said Kurys.
According to him, he also plans to engage his other colleagues from among construction industry managers in the benefit process, in order to purchase apartments for families of the other Heaven’s Hundred heroes. Continue reading
Writers Oksana Zabuzhko, Serhiy Zhadan, Andriy Kurkov, and the former Minister of Health, Vasyl Kniazevych, launched “Humanitarian Solidarity,” a charitable fund providing medical and rehabilitation services for those injured during mass protests. Continue reading