Frontline fighters blocking Russia’s advance
HISTORY: Obstruction of the Russian advance in eastern Ukraine: a Ukrainian battalion and a unit of foreign nationals who responded to the call for help from kyiv. Ukrainian people,” is the message on this mortarboard. Artillery rains most nights. Denis Polishchuk’s nom de guerre is “Canada” because he was born in Ukraine but lived in Vancouver. about these truly historic times in which we live? And I felt that the only dignified answer would be, yes, I was doing my part. I was fighting alongside everyone. “Polishchuk is part of the Carpathian Sich Battalion – one of several paramilitary nationalist groups that began as volunteers in 2014, when Russia annexed the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea and backed pro-Russian armed separatists in Eastern Ukraine Donbass region Since May Kyiv says it has been reformed and integrated into the regular army They firmly reject the charge The fighters recently captured an almost intact Russian tank They also face Russian drones – which they call ‘dark clouds’ – directing artillery fire at their positions.”We understand that if we, God forbid, abandon this line, if this horde can break through, we We will let many, thousands of our brothers who hold the lines of Donetsk and Luhansk be executed. So this is extremely important. Our deterrence makes it impossible to encircle our troops. Conor is a former army doctor. army. He says images of women, children and wounded fighters without adequate medical aid prompted him to leave Britain. hospitals… It becomes more and more difficult here the longer it lasts. It’s definitely tiring. Sleep patterns are interrupted by the bombings, and so they bombed at one, two, and four in the morning yesterday, so that obviously breaks our sleep routine, but we have to stay positive. “Two Britons and a Moroccan citizen captured fighting with the Ukrainian army were sentenced to death as mercenaries by a Russian-backed separatist court in June. change my decision. It’s definitely something to keep in mind and consider, but at the same time, it’s war. We all know the possible consequences of our being here and we have all made peace with that.