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 Ukrainian soldiers of 95th brigade returned home after a year at war. PHOTOS

2nd battalion of the 95th Zhytomyr separate airmobile brigade, who went through the hottest spots at the Donbas war, returned to Kyiv Wednesday morning.

The heroes, who spent almost a year at the front line, were met with flags and flowers by Kyiv residents, Censor.NET reports.

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A convoy with the soldiers entered the city greeted by the locals and was met at the entrance to Kyiv by reporters and volunteers.




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Kyiv residents managed to speak to 'Cyborgs,' who defended the Donetsk airport and were featured in an infamous calendar.

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Vehicles the soldiers drive are oil-burners and need to be repaired. In a month or two, they will be sent back to the east of Ukraine.

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A doctor with call sign 'Narkoz' ('Anesthesia' - ed.) said that the soldiers had strong nerves. Narkoz has been to the Donetsk airport for two times. He and his comrades of the 95th brigade indeed have strong nerves as well as great sense of humor.

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Taras, pictured above, is an infamous 'Cyborg' portrayed in the well-known calendar.

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Taras is officially demobilized, but still eager to go to the front line. "The only thing that stops me are my family, for whom each my day at the front equals a month of their lives," the soldier said.

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Olha Bashei, call sign 'Krokha' ('Baby' - ed.) is a legendary volunteer who saved dozens of wounded soldiers with her car.

After a year at the front line, many of demobilized soldiers are ready to sign a contract in order to return to the front line to protect Ukraine. "We are so happy to be back home, but there is this feeling of an uncompleted task," doctor Serhii Arkhanhelskyi says. The soldiers also confessed that they did not believe in the truce.


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Meeting volunteers.

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Ukrainian soldiers believe that the situation in the Ukrainian army has changed for better. "Putin did not expect that not only Ukrainian army, but the whole Ukrainian people would arise. This has been and remains a shock for him. I am sure that we are right, and we will win," Arkhanhelskyi said.

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