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Website was created for foreigners who want to defend Ukraine from Russian aggression 

9 March, 2022 Wednesday
11:37

For citizens of foreign countries wishing to join the International Defense Legion of Ukraine, a website with the necessary information has been launched

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This was reported by the Office of the President of Ukraine on Telegram.

"The fightforua.org website has been launched, which contains all the necessary information for citizens of foreign countries who want to join the International Defense Legion of Ukraine", the message says.

The site contains 7-steps instructions on what to do to join the Foreign Defense Legion of Ukraine

  1. Contact the embassy of Ukraine, in any country.  

  2. Collect the necessary documents.  (Internal document; passport for traveling abroad; documents confirming military experience and participation in hostilities; other documents at the request of the defense attaché or consul). 

  3. Go to the embassy with documents for an interview with a defense attaché and for getting a visa with a consul.

  4. Apply for conscription for voluntary military service under a contract in the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

  5. Receive instructions for moving around Ukraine, necessary documents, and equipment. It is recommended, if available, to bring military equipment with you, for example, clothing or its elements, equipment, helmet, body armor, etc.  

  6. Travel around Ukraine on a specific route. Assistance on the road will be provided by representatives of embassies, consulates of Ukraine (abroad), and territorial defense in Ukraine.  

  7. Upon arrival at the assembly point in Ukraine, join the International Defense Legion of Ukraine. (Signing a contract is required).

"On February 24, 2022, Russia launched a military attack on Ukraine. In the first days of hostilities, the Russian army attacked the civilian population and infrastructure. Civilians die daily due to Russia's acts of aggression against Ukraine. Ukrainians have already demonstrated their courage and strength by defending their native land, Europe, our common civilizational values ​​This is not just Russia's invasion of Ukraine, but the beginning of a war against all of Europe President Zelensky created the International Legion of Ukraine, which includes foreign citizens who want to join the resistance against Russian invaders and fight for global security and help us defend Ukraine, Europe, and the whole world!", it is stated on the site.

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