After Russia invaded Ukraine, president Zelenskyy immediately vowed to arm any of its citizens who volunteered to defend the country.
More than a million Ukrainians have fled to neighbouring countries to escape the fighting.
But others have decided to stay behind to join local formed territorial defence units to protect their country.
Al Jazeera’s Hoda Abdel-Hamid reports from a village in the Dnipro region in eastern Ukraine
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