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Around three thousand American volunteers to take up arms to fight against Russia in Ukraine

Punjab Tribune Bureau | March 06, 2022 12:30 PM

Kivy/Ukraine: According to the American media, A representative of the Ukrainian Embassy in Washington told VOA that 3,000 U.S. volunteers have responded to the nation’s appeal for people to serve in an international battalion that will help resist Russia’s invading forces. Many more have stepped forward from other countries, most from other post-Soviet states such as Georgia and Belarus.

Despite repeated demands from Ukraine, Western countries are not sending their troops to Ukraine. But, these countries are giving weapons to Ukraine to fight with the Russian army.

As per the report, Western countries have imposed economic sanctions on Russia and some of its major businessmen.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and other senior Ukrainian officials have urged Russia to create an "international army" of foreign volunteers to fight.

A few days ago, President Zelensky said about 16,000 foreigners had volunteered to help Ukraine in the fight.

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