8 March 2022, 08:04 PM
20,000 foreign volunteers ready to join Ukraine’s army defensive operation against Russia
As of March 6, 20,000 foreign volunteers applied to join Ukraine’s defensive operation against the Russian invaders, NV was told by an official of the Presidential Office.
The number of U.S. citizens within this group is estimated at 3,000.
Ukrainian law on the national resistance, passed by the country’s parliament, provides a legislative framework for the Territorial Defense that the Foreign Legion is joining. This law became effective on Jan. 1, 2022.