Ukraine

The Azov Battalion

Is there a small grain of sad truth in Putin’s ravings about Nazism in Ukraine?

The Azon Battalion parading in Mariupol in happier days. Image credit: Wikimedia

What is it?

The Azov battalion (aka regiment or detachment) is a volunteer paramilitary unit in Ukraine. It was formed in the spring of 2014, during the Euromaidan revolution, and later fought in the War in Donbas against…

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