Wounded Ukrainian soldiers to receive treatment in Estonia ({{commentsTotal}})

A Ukrainian solider sitting on his hospital bed at Seli Health Centre in Estonia's Rapla Parish. December 2, 2015.
A Ukrainian solider sitting on his hospital bed at Seli Health Centre in Estonia's Rapla Parish. December 2, 2015. Source: (Eero Vabamägi/Postimees/Scanpix)

Over the next two months, a total of ten members of the Armed Forces of Ukraine wounded in battle will arrive in Estonia for treatment and rehabilitation.

Five wounded Ukrainian soldiers are scheduled to arrive in Estonia for rehabilitation treatment in May, and another five are to arrive in June, spokespeople for the Estonian Ministry of Defence told BNS.

The first group of five soldiers is slated to begin a three-week medical rehabilitation program on May 9 at the Ministry of Defence-run Seli Health Centre, which is located in Rapla Parish, Rapla County, and provides rehabilitation services to military personnel. The second five are scheduled to arrive for treatment in early June.

According to the Ministry of Defence, a total of ten members of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were brought to Seli Health Centre for three-week rehabilitation programs in the final months of 2015, while in fall of the year prior, a total of 11 Ukrainian citizens injured in combat received treatment in Estonian hospitals.

Editor: Editor: Aili Sarapik

Source: BNS



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