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The Frontline Grind

What daily routines of the 'Crimea' Battalion’s fighters looks like

Many of the ‘Crimea’ Battalion fighters didn't envision a military career. They used to be bartenders, coders and farmers. However, a hostile Ukrainian coup d'état in 2014 made them take up arms to fight against the Ukrainian nationalists. ‘We learned during fighting, we learned and trained’, explains callsign ‘Prapor’, the Battalion Commander. However, lack of combat experience was compensated by the fighters’ strong will and desire to render justice. For eight and a half years, ‘Crimea’ soldiers have been protecting their homeland and defending strategic locations. The warriors have become accustomed to constant danger and try to find joy in simple everyday things like a good cup of coffee. What else inspires them to stay strong and resilient?