During a working visit to Odesa, MP from the OPPOSITION BLOC Tetiana Bakhteieva visited and congratulated Odesa veterans. According to the politician, they really lack warmth, care and words of support.
“I really want to meet with dear and respected veterans on the eve of Victory Day, embrace them, listen and help. Can you spare some time these days and congratulate the veterans, give them flowers and just talk?” Tetiana Bakhteieva addressed to all Ukrainians.
She noted that she had met in Odesa with beautiful people and real patriots of her country - Moskovyi Mykola Ivanovych and Savchenko Iakov Andriiovych.
Mykola Ivanovych, born in 1927, went through the whole war – he fought from 1941 to 1945. He liberated Stalin (now Donetsk), Luhansk, Zaporizhzhia, Mykolayiv, Kherson and Odesa Oblasts.
Savchenko Iakov Andriiovych, born in 1924, went to the front at the age of 14. Like Mykola Ivanovych, he liberated Odesa. He is a participant in the capture of Berlin, a regimental intelligence officer.
In addition, Tetiana Bakhteieva met with Malinina Rhea Mykolayivna, born in 1929. In 1944, after the liberation of Odesa, she went to radio courses, saying that she was 17 years old, thereby adding 2 years to herself. At the end of the 2-month course went to the front. Rhea Mykolayivna met her victory in Hungary, where fierce fighting was going on. The MP was admired by the fact that in her 90 years Rhea Mykolayivna without any problems does the splits.