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Invisible in an invisible war

The six women in fatigues sitting around a well-appointed brunch table in suburban Washington give an impression of sincerity and sacrifice. Members of the Ukraine Women’s Veterans Movement, they were in Washington, DC, from October 7-12, to promote their new report, Invisible Battalion 2.0, a national survey of the status of Ukraine’s women veterans. They also screened their documentary Invisible Battalion, which chronicles six women serving on the Donbas front in 2014-2015, combating Russia’s military and its proxy fighters. They served as snipers, medics, and shock troopers at a time when the Ukrainian military, gutted by corruption, had little capacity …read more

Source:: Atlantic Council


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