Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky signed a law allowing civilians to use weapons during wartime in his country.
According to the information on the website of the Ukrainian Parliament (Verhovna Rada), the law on the “Involvement of Civilians in the Defense of Ukraine” was signed by Zelensky.
This law regulates the distribution and return of weapons and ammunition to civilians during the war in Ukraine.
WEAPONS TO EVERYONE FIGHTING ON THE UKRAINE SIDE
According to the law, which includes foreign nationals and non-citizens, civilians will not be held responsible for the use of weapons against those who commit offensive acts against Ukraine.
THE LAW PASSED THE PARLIAMENT ON MARCH 3
The law in question was approved by the Ukrainian Parliament on 3 March.
Ukrainian Minister of Internal Affairs, Denis Monastirskiy, announced that more than 25 thousand weapons and 10 million ammunition were distributed to volunteers in the capital, Kiev, after Russia started a war against Ukraine.
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