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 of Internal Affairs, National Guard and Defense Ministry.
The infographics above enumerates existing volunteer military formations in Ukrainian Armed Forces and their main functions.
This infographics is provided by Ukrainian Crisis Media Center. Find more information about Ukraine on their web site.