Decorated ‘Hero of Ukraine’ learns to live with bionic arms

Kyiv (Ukraine) (AFP) – Valeriy Kucherenko, a decorated “Hero of Ukraine”, became a double amputee after being seriously injured on the battlefield last October. Currently undergoing rehabilitation at a clinic in Kyiv, he is learning how to adjust to life with the help of his bionic prosthetic arms. “I haven’t changed anything fundamentally, yet I have to learn to do everything independently,” he says.


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