Ukraine introduced a temporary visa-free regime for foreigners to join the Defense Legion

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky signed a decree introducing a temporary visa-free regime for foreigners who want to join the fight against Russian invaders.

The decree has already entered into force. wants to remind that Ukraine began to form an additional legion of territorial defense of foreigners. A few days later, thousands of foreign citizens volunteered to join the International Legion to defend Ukraine from Russia and Belarus.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky
The visa-free regime is introduced temporarily, from March 1, 2022, โ€œfor the period of martial law until the relevant decision is made by the President of Ukraine.โ€ Volunteers from any country, except for those recognized by Ukraine as "aggressor states", can join the international legion. The latter includes Russia.

On February 24th Vladimir Putin announced the start of a special military operation in Ukraine. On the 28th of February Russian and Ukrainian delegations had a meeting on the Ukrainian-Belarusian border near the Pripyat River to discuss the situation, but they didn't get any results yet.