Revived Soldiers Ukraine

Who We Are

Revived Soldiers Ukraine (RSU) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing aid to the people of Ukraine so that they may fulfill fundamental rights and freedoms such as right to life, right to appropriate and affordable medical care, freedom of belief and freedom for an adequate standard of living.

Our Mission

In partnership with the global community Revived Soldiers Ukraine works to promote awareness as to human rights and freedoms while delivering humanitarian aid to those in need.

Helping now...

Every day we continue to receive new requests to help wounded Ukrainian soldiers.

Here is are some of our heroes...

Dmytro Medved

We would like to introduce Dmytro Medved (above), is a 33-year-old Ukrainian Army Captain, the commander of air defense missile platoon of 95th Airmobile Brigade, city Zhitomyr. He served in Ukrainian army since 2000 and retired from serving Ukraine on December 2007. Dmytro had to go back on March 2014 and serve as part of the mobile group of the Lugansk boarder detachment. When Russian occupied Crimea and threaten the war in the East of Ukraine Dmytro went straight to the war zone. The soldier served in hot spots such as: near by checkpoint Dovjanskiy, village Herasymovka, city Schastie, village Trehizbenka. Dmytro got severely wounded his spinal cord on Th 11,12 and L1,2,3 in firefight with pro Russian enemy in March 2015.

Right after Dmytro got wounded first surgery on his spine he received in city Starobelsk and after was transported by helicopter into intense care unit to Kharkiv Army Hospital and spend there one and a half month. Then Dmytro spend one additional month in trauma unit. Then he started slowly rehabilitate and learn how to sit again and balance his body in sitting position. As of right now Dmytro works at Kharkiv Institute of prosthetics as an adaptation coach. Dmytro is continuing on rehabilitating himself and actively trying verity of sports programs. Because of lack of modern and advance rehabilitation in Ukraine for paralyzed/wounded soldiers, Revived Soldiers Ukraine brought Dmytro to the “Next Step” Center for Paralyzed in Los Angeles and he is successfully undergoing one year long rehabilitation. The rehabilitation will help Dmytro to restore sensitivity in his legs and hopefully he will learn how to walk again. We need your help to collect funds and pay for the cost of the rehabilitation $1,375/month, room and board for the soldier while in L.A.

Volodymyr Bobyk

We would like to introduce Sergeant Volodymyr Bobyk (above), a paralyzed waist down Ukrainian soldier, who needs our help and assistance.  Volodymyr is from Podilsk, Odesa region. He is married and has 2 sons 5 and 11 years old. 

Sergeant Bobyk is a 41 year old Ukrainian soldier, who was paralyzed from the waist down from wounds he received, while fighting in the ATO zone with the 95th Brigade. Volodymer was in command of a mortar platoon and actually prepared and fired the weapon in combat actions at Avdiivka, Tarasivka, Slavyansk and the Chornogor border, where was severely wounded in the neck, lungs and the spinal cord. He was treated at Genichesk Hospital and Odesa Army Hospital and is now rehabilitating to try to get back on his feet. Slowly the feeling is returning to the lower part of his body and he can move the toes on his left foot. We gave Volodymyr an opportunity to rehabilitate for five months at Next Step Rehabilitation Center in Los Angeles, which treats people with serious injuries of the central nervous system. The monthly cost of therapy, room and board is $2,500. Volodymyr in LA for two month now and got some impressive results. We would like to ask you to consider supporting Volodymyr in his rehabilitation journey in the US. 

Dmytro Kotov 

We would like to introduce Dmytro Kotov (above), a wounded Ukrainian soldier, who needs our help and assistance.                       

Dmytro Kotov
is a 41 year old Ukrainian Army sergeant from the 25th platoon Kyivska Rus’. On June 2nd 2016 near village Troitske in the East of Ukraine Dmytro received complicated mine wounds when they reached the grey zone (the territory that separated Ukrainian army and pro Russian forces) on one of their mission trips. Dmytro lost one leg immediately and second leg was amputated in the army hospital in addition to serious contusion. Dmytro received 27 surgical involvements while at a field hospital and Kyiv Army Hospital. Hew is slowly learning to walk on training prosthetic legs and will participate at the Marine Corp Marathon in Washington DC in 10,000m race.

RSU is helping Dmytro to receive two prosthetic legs with complicated shape for cultivator due to complicated amputations. Dmytro is going to Warren, MI for the treatment and rehabilitation with the new prosthetic legs. The approximate cost is $5,000-$7,000 per leg. 

Evhen Redka

We would like to introduce Evhen Redka (above), a wounded Ukrainian soldier, who needs our help and assistance. 

Evhen Redka is a 28 year old Ukrainian soldier from the 56th Brigade. On June 6, 2017, near the village of Gnytovo in the Eastern Ukraine, he was clearing a road ahead of an army column, when a mine exploded next to him. Evhen was seriously wounded. He lost an eye, an arm, and had other injuries. Through generous volunteers and donations he has already received a prosthetic arm.

RSU is helping to save his right eye with a cornea transplant, which is not available in Ukraine. At the Wills Eye Hospital Evhen has received a cost free cornea transplant surgery on his right eye. We are also looking to provide Evhen with needed plastic surgery, foot surgery, dental reconstructive work and therapy. 

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