KYIV, Ukraine—A nation doesn’t always reveal its pride or its undying hope for a better future through military parades and presidential speeches.
Sometimes, it’s a 40-year-old combat veteran standing rigid in his military fatigues, a medal pinned to his chest, bowing his head in remembrance of fallen comrades while tears run down his cheeks and his hands lay gently on the shoulders of his 14-year-old son and 7-year-old daughter.
“I fought to give my children a better life,” Alex Sinelnichenko, that 40-year-old Ukrainian combat veteran, said during a military parade in Kyiv on Thursday, part of Ukraine’s Independence Day celebrations.
“In spite of …read more
Source: The Daily Signal