Summary of #OppositionForUkraine humanitarian aid mission to Bakhmut

Summary of #OppositionForUkraine humanitarian aid mission to Bakhmut

31.01.2023

On 17 January 2023, upon the initiative of the Open Dialogue Foundation (ODF), Members of the Polish Parliament representing various opposition parties i.e. Piotr Borys (PO), Paweł Krutul (Lewica), Hanna Gill-Piątek (Polska 2050) and Witold Zembaczyński and Adam Szłapka (Nowoczesna) personally donated the most needed equipment and assistance to one of the AFU’s strategic units […]

“You can’t hear the bullet that’s coming for you” – with this saying, the Ukrainian soldiers console themselves that death is instantaneous. Meanwhile, the truth is completely different

“You can’t hear the bullet that’s coming for you” – with this saying, the Ukrainian soldiers console themselves that death is instantaneous. Meanwhile, the truth is completely different

29.01.2023

“My first thought is this: there is no room for conversation in this war. The Russians can only be stopped by force,” said MP Witold Zembaczyński, a participant in the humanitarian expedition to Bakhmut, the front line of the war in Ukraine, in an interview with Ryszard Rudnik. You came back safe and sound, I […]

MPs together with ODF members went to Bakhmut

MPs together with ODF members went to Bakhmut

24.01.2023

MPs from the Left, Civic Platform and Poland 2050 together with members of the Open Dialogue Foundation delivered reconnaissance drones, power generators, powerbanks, batteries, rechargeable batteries, candles, clothes, food and cleaning products to Kharkiv and Bakhmut. They were close to the front line. One of the missiles was about to strike within 100 m from the […]

Szłapka about the visit to Bakhmut: it really is hell out there

Szłapka about the visit to Bakhmut: it really is hell out there

23.01.2023

Szłapka on Sikorski’s comments: they are completely unnecessary You have to be careful with words like these, because they can be harmful. First of all, they provide a breeding ground for Russian trolls to show that there is a lack of unity on the matter of Ukraine in Poland – said Adam Szłapka, chairman of […]

MP of the New Left from Podlasie helped in Bakhmut

MP of the New Left from Podlasie helped in Bakhmut

22.01.2023

Paweł Krutul from the New Left party and other opposition MPs took part in the aid mission organised by the Open Dialogue Foundation. They provided Ukrainian soldiers with 15 tons of equipment – reconnaissance drones, power generators, food, medicines and dressings. Five opposition MPs have recently returned from the Ukrainian Bakhmut: Piotr Borys (Civic Platform), […]

MP from Podlasie delivered equipment to Ukraine as part of aid mission

MP from Podlasie delivered equipment to Ukraine as part of aid mission

22.01.2023

Paweł Krutul delivered equipment to soldiers fighting in Bakhmut as part of the Open Dialogue Foundation’s aid mission. The city is in a dramatic situation after shelling by the Russian aggressor. Five opposition MPs, including Paweł Krutul, a Left MP from Podlasie and vice-chairman of the National Defence Committee, took part in an aid mission […]

MP after a visit to Bakhmut: Less talk, more military aid

MP after a visit to Bakhmut: Less talk, more military aid

21.01.2023

“When we entered Kharkiv after 1 o’clock at night, all we saw was darkness. It looked like a zombie town,” recalls Paweł Krutul (New Left), vice-chairman of the National Defence Committee. Together with opposition deputies, he visited the Ukrainian city of Bakhmut. “People are dying here and at the same time others debate whether to […]

A humanitarian mission to Bakhmut

A humanitarian mission to Bakhmut

20.01.2023

Power generators are needed for war-torn Ukraine The primary purpose of this mission was to deliver drones, food and aid to those in need. Power generators were also delivered to the frontline in Bakhmut. Additionally, one of these generators – funded by the municipality of Polkowice –  was sent to Kharkiv. Piotr Borys MP, who […]

Paweł Krutul in Ukraine. The MP delivered equipment to soldiers

Paweł Krutul in Ukraine. The MP delivered equipment to soldiers

20.01.2023

MP Paweł Krutul delivered equipment to soldiers fighting in Bakhmut as part of the Open Dialogue Foundation’s aid mission. He was accompanied by opposition MPs. Five opposition MPs have just returned from the Ukrainian city of Bakhmut in the Donetsk region, including Paweł Krutul, a Left MP from Podlasie and vice-chairman of the National Defence […]

Wagner fighters go on the offensive over the corpses of young recruits and criminals [A REPORT FROM THE BAKHMUT AREA]

Wagner fighters go on the offensive over the corpses of young recruits and criminals [A REPORT FROM THE BAKHMUT AREA]

20.01.2023

Soledar is already in the hands of the Wagner mercenary group. The Russians are now trying to focus the Ukrainians’ attention on Bakhmut in order to strike elsewhere. In Bakhmut, just behind the railway bridge, there is a small square at the point where Tchaikovsky Street turns into Horbatov Street and then intersects with Cosmonauts […]

‘Russian mir’ brought annihilation

‘Russian mir’ brought annihilation

20.01.2023

The Overkilling As the night falls, Ukraine plunges into total darkness. It is a wartime prevention tactic to hamper the aggressors, but also the outcome of Russian attacks on the country’s power grid system. In urban areas, a bit of illumination is provided by traffic lights, so one can travel safely. But as we approach […]

War in Ukraine. Trench candles are sent to Kramatorsk and opposition MPs supply equipment to Bakhmut

War in Ukraine. Trench candles are sent to Kramatorsk and opposition MPs supply equipment to Bakhmut

20.01.2023

On Friday, 20 January, a shipment including trench candles, trench construction rods, heaters and warm clothes much needed by Ukrainian soldiers set off from the town of Białystok. Meanwhile, a group of opposition MPs furnished equipment to those fighting in Bakhmut as part of the mission undertaken by the Open Dialogue Foundation. The shipment of […]

Correspondence from Bakhmut

Correspondence from Bakhmut

19.01.2023

The Convoy The last few days have blended into one in my mind and I still get confused when I try to identify when things happened. Was it on Monday or maybe Wednesday – all in all, it is all the same. Between Sunday morning and last evening I slept in bed for just 3.5 […]

Opposition MPs went to Ukraine. “The missile fell 100 metres from us”

Opposition MPs went to Ukraine. “The missile fell 100 metres from us”

19.01.2023

Opposition MPs travelled to Ukraine. Politicians from the Left, Civic Coalition and Poland 2050 brought aid to those in need and spoke with civilians, officials and military officers. In an interview with Interia, they shared harrowing accounts from the front line. A group of opposition deputies, together with members of the Open Dialogue Foundation, arrived […]

The members of the opposition went to Bakhmut to help. “Life there is a tragedy”

The members of the opposition went to Bakhmut to help. “Life there is a tragedy”

19.01.2023

“Life in Bakhmut is a tragedy. Explosions can be heard all the time, but people got used to it. They are depressed, they look like ghosts,” said Polish MP Hanna Gill-Piątek in an interview with Interia. Together with opposition MPs, she went to the city, which is directly on the front line. The politicians brought […]

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