Relatives of new volunteers for the Ukrainian Interior Ministry's Azov battalion wave goodbye as volunteers depart to the frontlines in eastern Ukraine, in central Kiev

A serviceman of Azov, the Ukrainian volunteer battalion, holds a relative during a ceremony in Kiev before leaving to the east of the country to take part in ATO (anti-terrorists operation).

Relatives react as servicemen of the Azov Battalion (a volunteer paramilitary battalion) leave Kiev to the east of the country to take part in operations against pro-Russian fighters.

A serviceman of Azov, the Ukrainian volunteer battalion and a relative react during a ceremony in Kiev before the volunteer leaves to the east of the country to take part in ATO (anti-terrorists operation).