Ukraine's Female Fighters
June 28, 2017
November 9, 2016: Newsweek magazine reports on the experience of Ukrainian women like Lera Burlakova who has fought against pro-Russian forces over the past several years, first in paramilitary groups which allowed women in combat, and later in the Ukrainian army which as of June allowed women to fight. See the full story: Inside the World of Ukraine's Women Warriors (Newsweek)
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