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Puppy Rescued By Ukrainian Soldiers Becomes A Trusty Watchdog
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Puppy Rescued By Ukrainian Soldiers Becomes A Trusty Watchdog

It is easy to get lost in the feelings of fear, sorrow, and uncertainty with all the news coming from the Ukrainian-Russian War. It will be something that will impact millions of lives, both in the areas of conflict and beyond. However, we cannot deny that kindness, as scarce as it may seem, still exists within us, especially when it comes to our four-legged friends. This story tells the heartwarming tale of Rambo, the puppy rescued from the cold by Ukrainian soldiers in Donbass. The video has been seen 3.7M times and now we are sharing it with you!

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Meet Rambo, the new addition to the frontline of Donbass

Image credits: FreedomNewsTV

In the video by Freedom News, now verified by The Independent, a group of Ukrainian soldiers recount the time they came across a scared and freezing puppy and decided to take him in. The video was originally uploaded February 16th, but it went viral a couple of days after the war originally began.

The tiny excited pupper pulls at the heartstrings of many

Image credits: FreedomNewsTV

The tiny black puppy with a light-striped belly and legs is seen happily strutting around the base, exploring each nook and crevice. One of the soldiers says humorously “He is our protector. Right, Rambo?” And the little pupper is said to be doing the job fantastically well!

The soldiers humorously remark “He is our security! Our protector”

Image credits: FreedomNewsTV

“He is our security. That is his job,” one of the troops tells the camera as the reporter is heard chuckling in the background. “He can hear very well if there is a stranger nearby,” he continued. “Rambo is doing a good job! Best doggo,” said another soldier. Small but mighty one might say. Fear the mighty Rambo!

Rambo stomps and prances around the muddy surroundings, not a care in the world regarding his surroundings, just a lot of love and excitement for his new friends. It is truly surprising how such a tiny being can bring so much joy to all those around him.

Image credits: FreedomNewsTV

Image credits: FreedomNewsTV

One troop recalls how small the puppy was at the beginning of their friendship

Image credits: FreedomNewsTV

Another troop recalls the beginning of their companionship: “He used to be so tiny he could fit in one hand” and then proceeded to say that there are a couple more puppies who enjoy the kitchen area more.

Image credits: FreedomNewsTV

Rambo’s older siblings have an important role to play too

Image credits: FreedomNewsTV

Rambo became part of the family with his new older siblings taking on similar roles. “They help us,” remarks one soldier, “something that a human won’t hear, the dog will, they feel it.” Truly man’s best friend, both in peaceful times and in trying ones like the present. Muha (Fly), Babai, Malisha (Baby) join in on the conversation, sitting patiently next to each other and their soldier.

Image credits: FreedomNewsTV

It’s difficult to smile at the current moment but we’re glad that a puppy can do the job

Image credits: FreedomNewsTV

The troop ends by saying: “Missing home, of course, been here for a little too long now.” The conflict in Ukraine has undeniably affected us, but we must stay strong, patient, and kind to everyone around us. These kinds of moments give us hope that regardless of the hardship we face, we can find kindness within.

You can watch Rambo’s story and soldier interviews here

Image credits: Freedom News TV

We hope Rambo, his new siblings, and the soldiers get to go home soon and this war is over and done with, just a memory for the history books. The readers of the story had this to say. Do you share the same ideas, how did this story make you feel? Let us know! For now, we wish you all safety and optimism that a better future is just around the corner.

The comments are full of love for Rambo and his new family

Some comments are short and sweet

Others are finding it difficult to remove the context of the situation

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Mazer
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4 months ago

I want to send them a bullet proof vest for their new tough guy

plantsarecool
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4 months ago

If one little hair on this little guy is hurt I'm storming Russia. This is too much. All of these innocent people and animals. Putin is a monster.

Jon Cache
Community Member
4 months ago

Putin is a war criminal.

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Mazer
Community Member
4 months ago

I want to send them a bullet proof vest for their new tough guy

plantsarecool
Community Member
4 months ago

If one little hair on this little guy is hurt I'm storming Russia. This is too much. All of these innocent people and animals. Putin is a monster.

Jon Cache
Community Member
4 months ago

Putin is a war criminal.

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