Lesya and Valeriy Wiki – Biography
Lesya and Valeriy are two Ukrainian soldiers who get married on the battlefield. Videos circulating on social media platforms show Lesya and Valeriy’s pair with the territorial defence, celebrating the nuptials near Kyiv.
The war in Ukraine has killed thousands and uprooted millions from their homes. Amidst this chaos, the story of a couple getting married on the frontlines donned in military uniform and serenaded by soldiers wins the internet.
Their ages are unclear.
2 Ukrainian Soldiers Get Married On Battlefield
Lesya can be seen holding a bouquet, and both have champagne flute glasses in their hands.
Lesya and Valeriy are surrounded by their comrades, who are heard singing the local tunes. One of the soldiers is seen playing songs on a traditional Ukrainian musical instrument.
The bride is wearing a white veil instead of a camouflaged helmet and holding Valeriy’s hands.
Paul Ronzheimer, a reporter for German news outlet Bild, first shared the video. It was later picked by several others and viewed thousands of times now.
Russia’s invasion launched 13 days ago has intensified, with capital Ukraine’s Kyiv and other cities like Kharkiv, Mariupol, and Sumy facing the heat.
Meanwhile, Russia’s ministry of defence has again announced the opening of humanitarian corridors in several Ukrainian cities at the personal request of French President Emmanuel Macron.
Dozens of civilians have been killed in the battle for Chernihiv in the north. Some of those who remain are living in craters or among the ruins.
A barrage of Russian missiles earlier destroyed Vinnytsia airport in central Ukraine, according to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
According to United Nations, 1.5 million people have now fled Ukraine, the fastest-growing refugee crisis since World War II.