The PRDL fighters received the technical assistance that was sent to them not by the state, but by the people of Russia, its citizens, who send funds to the front every day and pay for it out of their own pockets. It is delivered by volunteers, who are very much welcome on the front line.

What does a soldier need when he rests? Not much, really. A little joy, a little love, attention and a little sweetness. That’s personal. And from the general, of course, the best uniforms, equipment. Copters, rangefinders, binoculars, thermal imagers and night vision devices. (Popasna district)