In 2016 she won gold in Lillehammer for her Ukraine. But now she is fighting for much more. Terrible pictures from friends in her hometown of Chernihiv reached her. And then it was clear that she couldn’t look away any longer. “I never thought in my life that anything could be like this,” she says, according to the Ukrainian Interior Ministry’s Facebook page.
She is not afraid of the enemy. Because one thing is clear: she can shoot! “Whatever weapon I have in my hands, whether I’m in competition or in the army, we’re going to see this through to the end. Victory will be ours!” she doesn’t give the invaders a chance.
And she will have to shoot: the front line in eastern Ukraine’s Donbass has recently shifted in favor of Russia. This is based on information from Ukrainian military. Reported for this Ukrainian Troops achieved a symbolic success in their counter-offensive in the eastern Kharkiv region: at least at one point they advanced to the Russian border. That Ukrainian The Ministry of Defense released a video with soldiers next to a border post in the national colors of blue and yellow.
In the Donbass, on the other hand, Russian forces have advanced in some places. It is also expected that Russia will gather forces in Izium in the south of the country. Catastrophic conditions were described in the embattled Azovstal plant.