Ukrainian Civilians Train in Defense, Weaponry

Civilian volunteers trained, March 11, 2022, in Odesa learning to use rifles and other defense techniques as the city's mayor warned that Russian forces could soon surround the southern Ukrainian port city on three fronts.

Delia, 20, said she hoped the training would prove useful.

"War is the most terrible and disgusting creation of humanity, of people, and of the world, and I hope one day in the nearest future we will have peace in our country," she said.

Many residents have abandoned their jobs and lives to pitch in with the city's defense effort.

(Reuters)

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