Why Supporting Ukrainian Army Equals Saving Ukrainian Civilians

Ukraine is under siege. The Ukrainian Army is fearlessly withstanding the Russian invaders.

Ukrainians didn’t start the war. But they are forced to defend their homeland.

Being a Ukrainian soldier is far from shooting and fighting. They are here to protect unarmed civilians, guard once peaceful cities, and restore humanity.

Meet them to see why the Ukrainian military equals the Ukrainian people.

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When you help the Ukrainian army, you support

Rescuing the Innocent

A Ukrainian soldier carries a baby across a destroyed bridge in Irpin (the city near Kyiv).

3 March, 2022
By Timothy Fadek/
Redux for CNN

When you help the Ukrainian army, you support

Bodyguarding the Vulnerable

Ukrainian warriors do their best to help civilians flee the advance of the Russian invasion.

5 March, 2022
By Alex Lourie

When you help the Ukrainian army, you support

Aiding the Wounded

A woman carried by Ukrainian soldiers crosses an improvised path while fleeing the town of Irpin, on the outskirts of Kyiv.

Oleksandr Ratushniak/AP Photo

When you help the Ukrainian army, you support

1 March, 2022
By Alex Lourie

Being Compassionate

Every life must be saved. No matter if it’s a human being or a cat. A Ukrainian trooper rescued a poor puss which he found amid the debris of a destroyed building in Vasylkiv.

When you help the Ukrainian army, you support

Taking Responsibility

A member of the Ukrainian military gives instructions to women and children that fled fighting in Bucha and Irpin before boarding an evacuation train.

4 March, 2022
By Chris McGrath

When you help the Ukrainian army, you support

Being Human

Every day at a frontline can be the last one. Every second is worth remembering.

6 March, 2022
By Aris Messinis

When you help the Ukrainian army, you support

Empathy

For Ukrainian soldiers there are no stray dogs. Any living being can be a friend.

When you help the Ukrainian army, you support

10 March, 2022
By Maks Levin

Willpower

Ukrainian soldier is hiding from a helicopter attack in Kyiv region. To win a war, you must be ready to overcome aches and pains.

When you help the Ukrainian army, you support

Faith

A Ukrainian woman dressed in military attire prays inside the Saints Peter and Paul Garrison Church in Lviv.

Bernat Armangue/AP Photo

When you help the Ukrainian army, you support

Love

Ukrainian defenders say goodbye to their loved ones before boarding a train to Dnipro from the main train terminal in Lviv.

9 March, 2022
By Dan Kitwood

When you help the Ukrainian army, you support

The Future

A soldier holds a helmet as a wedding crown during the wedding ceremony for members of the Ukrainian Territorial Defence Forces Lesia Ivashchenko and Valerii Fylymonov, at a checkpoint in Kyiv.

By Efrem Lukatsky/AP Photo

HELP THE UKRAINIANS TO SURVIVE

Our soldiers value life. But each of them is ready to give one’s life in the battle against the Russian aggressors. You can help them to defend our nation, protect our children, and fight for our independence.

The National Bank of Ukraine has launched a special account to support the Ukrainian military. Every single donation – no matter how small – will help the army and the Ukrainians. It’s a multi-currency account, open for USD, EUR, GBP, and UAH. All proceeds received go directly to supporting the front-line defense of Ukraine.

Kyiv territorial defense

26 February, 2022
By Mikhail Palinchak
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