Ukraine spends huge amounts of funds on fake veteran organizations and their activities across the country.
The Ukrainian team will for the first time participate in international veterans' competition Invictus Games.
Vadym Svyrydenko, who had his hands and feet amputated; Vadym Maznychenko, who lost an arm and a leg; Dmytro Fesenko, who received severe shrapnel wounds; and Pavlo Stepanov, who was run over by an armored personnel carrier are going to run a 10-kilometer marathon in Washington, D.C. Oct. 30.
Automaidan activists together with Kyiv city union of ATO (anti-terrorist operation) veterans attempted on Sept. 18 to open access to Dnipro river banks in Koncha-Zaspa blocked by an illegal construction site.
The Order of Glory of late WWII veteran Kharlampii Udovychenko, who fought the war as an infantry soldier in tank divisions, was given away by his son and granddaughter to be reused for creation of the National Hero of Ukraine decoration.
On the Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation and Victory Day over Nazism in World War II, President Petro Poroshenko met with war veterans, participants of the Ukrainian liberation movement and the soldiers of the ant-iterrorist operation (ATO).
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko paid tribute to deceased Ukrainian soldier Ivan Zaluzhnyi together with his grandfather, 97-year-old veteran of the World War II Ivan Zaluzhnyi Sr. in Zaporizhia today.
ATO veteran Oleh Berezovskyi, who in summer 2014 lost both hands in a battle near Sloviansk, has become a masseur.
Rehabilitation center for participants of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) has been opened in Dnipropetrovsk city at the premises of the regional hospital for war veterans.
Photos of demobilized Artem Prykhodko's killer have been made public. According to the Kyiv City Union of ATO Veterans, this is the man who drove a blue Audi which hit Artem Prykhodko.
In Zaporizhia at the funeral of his grandson, a veteran of World War II addressed his fellow veterans living in Russia, and asked them to appeal to President Putin, who sends their grandchildren to kill in Ukraine.