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externalAround 1,000 women joined the army since Feb 24.

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July 9, 2022 12:09 pm

According to Deputy Defense Minister Hanna Maliar, since the beginning of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine, the number of female volunteers in the military has substantially increased. She added that since women are not obligated to serve by law, all female soldiers are volunteers.

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