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His eyes shine as he walks out of the hospital room and greets the volunteers. He walks fast despite bandages on his leg and arm. Both his hands are missing, blown off by a grenade.

Oleh Berezovskyi, 24, is a professional army officer from Kharkiv. He graduated from the Interior Troops Academy and says he doesn’t consider himself a hero and doesn’t grumble about the bad conditions in the war zone.

“Well, those who got to war from the couch might be saying so, but I am an officer and I spent the last six months on missions, so I am used to it,” Berezovskyi says in a steely voice.

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