The explosion in March robbed Oksana, a nurse from Lysychansk, of her legs – however not of a marriage.
The dad and mom of two determined to tie the knot final week in a Lviv hospital ward, deciding that “life should not be postponed”.
“I fell down with my face on the ground, there was extreme noise in my head,” she stated.
Victor, who was close by, was unhurt by the explosion.
“I wanted to cry but I couldn’t cry, I was shocked,” stated Victor.
“I could not comprehend what was happening, it was terrifying to almost lose the person I love.”
Taken to numerous hospitals because the warfare raged on round them, Oksana had each her legs and 4 of her fingers eliminated.
“I did not want to live, I did not want to live such a life,” she stated.
“I have two children. I did not want them to see me like this.”
Oksana stated it was the unwavering love of her household which saved her going.
“I need to keep living, if God left me alive, that’s my destiny.”
The Lviv Medical Association advised Sky News UK it purchased the couple rings and located Oksana a white gown, and volunteers baked a marriage cake for the celebration within the surgical procedure centre.