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U.S. Citizens Seek to Join Foreign Fighters in Ukraine

The Ukrainian embassy in embassy in Washington. 

The Ukrainian embassy in embassy in Washington. 

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Washington (AP) -- Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has given the smaller nation’s embassy in Washington an unexpected role: recruitment center for Americans who want to join the fight.

Diplomats working out of the embassy, in a townhouse in the Georgetown section of the city, are fielding thousands of offers from volunteers seeking to fight for Ukraine, even as they work on the far more pressing matter of securing weapons to defend against an increasingly brutal Russian onslaught.