Narodna armiia (Народна армія, People’s Army) was released at the beginning of Ukrainian independence and with the newly created Armed Forces of Ukraine as successor to the Soviet military publication of the Ukrainian SSR, Leninskoe znamia (Lenin’s Banner). Published in Kyiv from 1991-2018, this Ukrainian-language publication details the creation, reform, and redevelopment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine with a particular focus on military training, international military cooperation, and social benefits for servicemen and their family members. Correspondents also covered the activities of Ukrainian peacekeepers in UN operations in Bosnia-Herzegovina and the activities of the Ukrainian-Polish battalion in Kosovo.
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