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Ukraine’s Unstoppable Medics | Shut Up | Russia-Ukraine conflict


From: Al Jazeera Shut Up

A volunteer medical battalion in Ukraine supplies first help help and evacuates civilians and wounded troopers from the entrance strains.

“There are such a lot of injured folks, injured bodily and mentally. There may be merely no likelihood for us to cease,” says 27-year-old Yana Zinkevych, the founding father of Hospitallers, a battalion of volunteer medics in Ukraine.

Yana taught herself tactical first help when she ditched medical college and joined a unit of volunteer fighters within the Donbas area of jap Ukraine. It was then, whereas combating in opposition to Russian forces in 2014, that she realised her mission was to assist injured comrades.

In the present day, her battalion is made up of a number of hundred women and men who present first help help to wounded troopers and civilians on Ukraine’s entrance strains. Yana runs fight first help programs, trains volunteers in the usage of firearms and organises transport to the entrance strains.

“I organise issues, I share my expertise, I’m good at it however this isn’t precisely what I want to do,” says the commander of the Hospitallers Medical Battalion when recounting how she not is ready to go to the entrance strains as a result of she is in a wheelchair, paralysed from the waist down.

Because the conflict in Ukraine rages on, our movie follows an unstoppable girl and her crew of medics as they work tirelessly to guard the injured from the horrors of the conflict.


A movie by Francesca Tosarelli

Producers: Francesca Tosarelli, Tierney Bonini

Editors: Catherine Hallinan, Silvia Biagioni

Assistant Producer: Fiammetta Pisani

Translators: Yurii Chernata, Ivanna Sysak, Anna Shtepura, Myroslava Tararuieva

EP: Tierney Bonini

Particular due to: Yana Zinkevych, Nemo, the Hospitallers Medical Battalion and Andreja Kozuly




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