International Legion of Defence of Ukraine

On 24 February 2022, russia launched a military attack on Ukraine. In the first few days of the hostilities, the russian army has conducted attacks on the civilian population and infrastructure. Civilians are dying each day due to Russia’s acts of aggression against Ukraine.

Ukrainians have already demonstrated their courage and strength in defending their homeland, Europe, and our common civilizational values. This is not just an invasion of Ukraine by russia, but a start of a war against the entire Europe.

President Zelenskyy has created the International Legion of Ukraine, consisting of foreign citizens wishing to join the resistance against the russian occupants and fight for global security.

In order to join the Legion:

If you have military and COMBAT experience, please fill out the application form ( and send it to

Our defense attaches consider it and interview you. Please be patient, at this moment they have a lot of applications.

If you want to expedite this process you have to visit our Embassy (3350 M St NW Washington DC 20007) in person.

For all other clarifying questions please contact

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