Ukrainians join war front – determined to defend themselves

‘We are going to defend ourselves:’ Ukrainians join war front

As Russian troops move further into Ukraine, many civilians volunteer to fight alongside Ukrainian soldiers and defend their towns and cities.

Men from different angles of life, different ages, and levels of military training have decided to leave the safety of the European Union and support Ukraine against the Russian invasion.

Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford reports from Zapporishia, in Eastern Ukraine.