On Dec. 4, soldiers from Kyiv’s Territorial Defense Force battalion gathered in an abandoned industrial area on the city’s outskirts for a day of war games. These volunteer, civilian soldiers were preparing to defend their city against a Russian invasion force.
Russia has recently repositioned military forces on Ukraine’s borders, including some 100,000 troops, sparking concerns about a major offensive in the coming weeks or months.
Should Russia invade, Ukraine’s Territorial Defense Forces would secure rear echelon positions, provide an operational reserve manpower pool, and assist the regular military in conventional and unconventional combat operations.
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