Ukrainian civilians prepare to join the fight against Russia | Focus on Europe

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Fear of a Russian invasion is growing in Ukraine. Civilians are also training to be soldiers. For weeks, Russia has been massing troops on the border with Ukraine. Many fear a Russian invasion. Should Russia actually attack and advance further into Ukrainian territory, the Ukrainian army would probably face troops that are many times better equipped. So a number of volunteers in Kiev and other cities are preparing for a different scenario: If Russia does invade, they plan to join the armed resistance in the occupied territories. How much such a force could actually accomplish is unclear. Women are also among them, like doctor Marta Yuzkiv, who trades her cozy suburban home for a muddy drill ground on weekends. Subscribe: For more news go to: Follow DW on social media: ►Facebook: ►Twitter: ►Instagram: Für Videos in deutscher Sprache besuchen Sie:
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