Thursday, June 1, 2023

Foreign reinforcements from 50 countries join the fight against Russia in Ukraine

The team, with the assistance of the Ukrainian Defense Intelligence directorate (GUR), released a documentary about foreigners fighting against Russia in Ukraine since the beginning of the full-scale invasion.

The said in a documentary that in March 2022, the International Legion began its combat missions. The ranks of the Legion continue to grow with volunteers from more than 50 countries, and Ukraine gratefully accepts assistance from foreign defenders.

The documentary “International Legion. The Bordeless Will” tells the stories of the volunteers who joined the Ukrainian Armed Forces to defend Ukraine’s independence.


Among the heroes is fighter Harry (who is from Scotland); he has known about Russia’s war against Ukraine since 2014 and joined the Legion in early March 2022. Of the Russians, he says very unequivocally: “Ever since I came here, I realized that they don’t care who they shoot at. It doesn’t matter to them that there are civilians in the cities, they just open fire. For them [Russians], civilian deaths don’t matter. We’re doing everything we can to save people and help them.”

Eric, a Legion fighter, believes that the main problem of the Russians is their ego. There’s no way they could accept their defeat in Ukraine: “Obviously, they’re not at war with NATO troops. They could accept being defeated by NATO, but they cannot accept being defeated by Ukraine.

Max dropped out of his studies in his native Brazil to join the fight for the freedom of Ukraine and the whole free world: “Considering what I have seen here – these are war crimes and genocide. Because they are bombing civilian targets where there is no military. There is no doubt that Vladimir Putin should be held responsible for this.

The Legion fighters are convinced that the world must continue to support Ukraine, because it is an issue of democracy and freedom for the whole world, not just for one country.

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Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov is the editor-in-chief of Defence Blog. He is a journalist, an accredited defense adviser and a consultant. He graduated in business management and worked at leading European defense companies before becoming a military journalist. read more