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Volunteer military formations in Ukraine

Volunteer military formations in Ukraine

Volunteer battalions defending Eastern Ukraine. It has been a year since Ukraine faced aggression of Russian Federation. In response to social turmoil and invasion a strong volunteer movement appeared. People armed themselves to defend the country. In course of this year the initially spontaneous volunteer movement transformed into organized military structure and integrated within Ministry […]

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UA army and volunteer military formations

UA army and volunteer military formations

March 1, 2015 Infographics by Ukraine Crisis Media Center about Ukrainian army and volunteer battalions Source: uacrisis.org

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Special Assault Company ‘Shadow’ is created in ‘Kyiv-1’ battalion

Special Assault Company ‘Shadow’ is created in ‘Kyiv-1’ battalion

November 14, 2014 Special Assault Company is being created in battalion of territorial defense ‘Kyiv-1’ Coordinator of the battalion ‘Kyiv-1’ Eugene Deydey informed journalists about this during opening of training base. According to Deydey, 30 best fighters of the battalion will be chosen to form the special company ‘Shadow’ [Tin’]. This will be an assault […]

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Training of volunteer battalion of territorial defense Shahtarsk (Video)

Training of volunteer battalion of territorial defense Shahtarsk (Video)

October 15, 2014 Video of training of one of volunteer battalions of territorial defense Volunteer battalion of special forces Shahtarsk was created in June 2014 in Dnipropetrovsk oblast. The battalion consists of 200 servicemen. It has already participated in anti-terrorist operation in interaction with other volunteer battalions and regular troops of Ukrainian Armed Forces. Source: […]

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