80,000 Ukrainians return home to battle against Russia
Published: 11:56 2 March 2022
Russia’s attacks on Ukraine continue. Amid this, 80,000 Ukrainians have returned to the country to fight in the war against Russia, said the country’s Interior Ministry.
According to a Telegram post shared by the ministry, most of the 80,000 people returning to Ukraine are men. They served in various military positions and in other regional defense forces.
Russian forces launched an air, ground and water attack on Ukraine early Thursday, local time, following orders from Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Attacks began from the north, south and east, and even from Belarus. Gradually, Russian troops advanced to the capital, Kyiv. Intense fighting began with the Ukrainian army. Many Ukrainians left the country.
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