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Kostyantyn Antoshchuk - Ukraine

While in Afghanistan in 1983, Kostyantyn Antoshchuk lost both his legs when he stepped on a landmine during military operations.

Kostyantyn is the head of Victim Assistance programs in the Ukrainian Campaign to Ban Landmines. He also serves as the Vice President of the Kiev Union of Afghan War Veterans and the Director of the Center for Social Rehabilitation and Victim Assistance. The Center coordinates a range of activities for social and medical rehabilitation of persons with disabilities, including victim assistance advocacy, capacity building, data collection, and medical, psychological, and legal support to survivors. Kostyantyn also participates in the work of Landmine Monitor and supports the activities of the Ukrainian Joint Mine Action Team.

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