Servicemen of the pro-Ukrainian Azov battalion attend an oath-taking ceremony in Kiev on October 19,2014. New members of the battalion after an oath leave Kiev to serve in the Lugansk and Donetsk regions of conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. AFP PHOTO/GENYA SAVILOV

People applaud servicemen of the pro-Ukrainian Azov battalion during an oath-taking ceremony in Kiev on October 19,2014. New members of the battalion after an oath leave Kiev to serve in the Lugansk and Donetsk regions of conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. AFP PHOTO/GENYA SAVILOV

Servicemen of the pro-Ukrainian Azov battalion attend an oath ceremony in Kiev on October 19, 2014. New members of the battalion leave Kiev after an oath to serve in the Lugansk and Donetsk regions of conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. AFP PHOTO/GENYA SAVILOV

Servicemen of the pro-Ukrainian Azov battalion attend an oath ceremony in Kiev on October 19, 2014. New members of the battalion leave Kiev after an oath to serve in the Lugansk and Donetsk regions of conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. AFP PHOTO/GENYA SAVILOV