Till just lately, most of them have been civilians, working in workplaces or jobs similar to plumbing. This previous week, a bunch of latest Ukrainian army recruits discovered themselves on a hillside in northwestern England, aiming rifles at a line of targets as a British army teacher seemed on. Inside weeks, they may very well be thrown into Europe’s greatest land battle since World Battle II.
A girl armed with a megaphone translated his directions into Ukrainian: “Don’t forget to breathe.…Take your time…. Ten shots at the left-hand target…. Fire!”