Ukraine Amputees Prepare to Go Back to War


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(VOA News) There is a certain bravura among war-wounded amputees at the St. Panteleimon Hospital in Lviv, Ukraine.

“We are too busy to be psychologically damaged from this,” says Taras, 40, a soldier and father of two. “This guy works and has four kids,” he adds, gesturing to his colleague who wraps and re-wraps his stump before trying on a slightly smaller temporary prosthetic. A few minutes later the pair head back out to search for more of the mines that litter large swaths of Ukraine…

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Published: Friday, February 3, 2023

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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