The Ukrainian army is vastly outnumbered as Russian forces continue to advance inside the country from its border on three sides, Ukrainians have been forced to either flee or take shelter in bunkers.
Now a picture has been doing rounds on Twitter speaks volumes about the courage of Ukrainians and their determination to defend the country.
The picture was shared recently on Twitter by Kateryna Yushchenko who served as the former first lady of Ukraine from 2005 to 2010.
In the photo, an old man is seen standing with a brown bag in his hands while a personnel of the Ukrainian Army seems to be inquiring about him.
While sharing the picture, Yushchenko wrote, “Someone posted this photo of this 80-year-old who showed up to join the army.”
Yushchenko further revealed that the man carried just a small
case with him which contained two t-shirts, a toothbrush, a pair of extra pants, and “a few sandwiches for lunch.”
Referring to his decision to join the Ukrainian army, Yushchenko claimed that the man told her, “He was doing it for his grandkids.”
Someone posted a photo of this 80-year-old who showed up to join the army, carrying with him a small case with 2 t-shirts, a pair of extra pants, a toothbrush and a few sandwiches for lunch. He said he was doing it for his grandkids. pic.twitter.com/bemD24h6Ae
— Kateryna Yushchenko (@KatyaYushchenko) February 24, 2022