Don’t look at me as if I’m so badly wounded. War is war. But the war will be followed by victory and peace. I believe that victory will come to my hometown of Krasnyi Luch and liberate it from the Russian occupiers
Hero of Ukraine (2017), public activist, former prisoner (2016-2017), and participant in the Russian-Ukrainian war.
He graduated from the Alchevsk Mining and Metallurgical Institute. Since 2015, a partisan has temporarily occupied the Luhansk region. He carried out 30 successful partisan operations.
On September 29, 2015, while returning from a combat mission, he was blown up on a mini stretch, as a result of which he lost the hands of both hands and his eyesight. At first, he was held in a hospital in Luhansk, then imprisoned in the Luhansk SIZO, where the counterintelligence agencies of the occupiers tortured him. He was captured with severe injuries.
In September 2016, he was released from captivity with numerous health problems. After treatment and rehabilitation, Volodymyr Zhemchugov is active in social activities. Co-founder of the PLATFORM FOR THE RELEASE OF POLITICAL PRISONERS and the “Prisoners of the Kremlin” project, he also implements human rights initiatives.
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