Just after the invasion took place, the Ukrainian government refused men to leave the nation from the age of 18 to 60 and encouraged them to be a part of taking up arms as well as help to build up the strength.
Along with this, to protect the future of Ukraine, women and children are allowed to run from the region.
As per the information provided by the sources, a man has made up his mind to stay in Ukraine for the protection of the nation. He mentioned that he wouldn’t want to leave and put his girlfriend named Marta on the train towards Poland.
Furthermore, the 24-year-old Misha from Zhytomyr stated, “Am I ready to fight? Yes, because this is my home! Whoever enters my home with a weapon will fall.”
Some individuals want to leave but are staying in the war-torn nation for supporting their country.
At first, a 21-year-old man named Vitalii from the village of Skomorohi in the Zhytomyr region mentioned, “I wanted to be as far away from the explosions as possible, though there was no thought of going abroad at that moment.”
He has a thought that at this point in time, any effort is worthwhile, including the impede the invading forces, be it removing road signs, donating to the army or helping prepare Molotov cocktails. “Today, almost every Ukrainian, including myself, contributes to the victory of Ukraine in this war.”
Furthermore, Maksym, a 24-year-old from Chernivtsi in western Ukraine, outlined, “I’m not a warrior, but I can be useful here… I lived here all my life. I can’t leave everything, and I can’t just go and save myself.”
“I happened to be born here, and in this moment of crisis, I can help. Am I willing to fight? It’s a hard question. Obviously, this is a big injustice, and I’m ready to support our country in every way I can. If there is ever a justification for violence, this would be it. The invaders act like terrorists. We didn’t choose this.”
Meanwhile, Alex, 27, “I believe in God, and I am not going to break the commandment ‘Thou shalt not kill’. Besides, I don’t intend to be subjected to death because of the games of world powers.”