Ukrainian soldiers boosted in war effort thanks to saucy Telegram channel

BRAVE Ukrainian soldiers have been boosted in the war effort against Russia — thanks to a saucy Telegram channel.

The “Postcards for Our Kittens” posts steamy photos to help squaddies’ morale.

Brave Ukrainian soldiers have been boosted in the war effort against Russia — thanks to a saucy Telegram channel

Brave Ukrainian soldiers have been boosted in the war effort against Russia — thanks to a saucy Telegram channelCrédit: Getty

Pictures include topless shots as well as hunks showing off their six-packs.

Psychologist Anna Rymarenko, 39, and pal Dariia Pavlovska set up the channel in March as a joke.

But its popularity boomed — with soldiers saying it has encouraged them to keep on fighting.

Anna said: “When the war started it took away all our normal feelings and desires.

“Sexuality and love is a really important part of our identity — we realised we could help people regain those feelings.

The pair ask contributors to post whatever they want except hardcore pornography.

The network, named after Ukranians’ “Kittens” nickname for their troops, now boasts 4,000 les abonnés.

Jusqu'à 100 erotic images are uploaded a day, avec 60 per cent from women.

One girl who posted images on the network was masseuse Taya Zhurovan, 37.

Elle a dit: “It’s really nice to see people sharing beautiful emotions, loving our army.”

Une soldat, Tim, mentionné: “When I open this channel I can dream about returning home.”