FORMATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE VOLUNTEER MOVEMENT IN UKRAINE IN 2013-2020 (ON THE MATERIALS OF THE VOLYN REGION)

Tamara Duchyminska, Olga Lyashuk, Myroslava Filipovych
2020 Zenodo  
The events on Euromaidan in late 2013 - early 2014 caused significant public pressure on the state. The growing role of civil society has significantly influenced the transformation of Ukraine's political system. This, in turn, was reflected in the selection of the most proactive participants, who formed the basis of the volunteer movement. The appearance of the volunteer movement, which was formed to provide the defense and overcome the consequences caused by the war in Ukraine, is associated
more » ... ine, is associated with the beginning of the Revolution of Dignity and the invasion of the Russian Federation in the Crimea. The unpreparedness of state structures to respond effectively to challenges and act in conditions of social conflict, territorial annexation and occupation of part of Ukrainian territory was the motivation for the formation of the ATO volunteer movement. Under the conditions of that time, Ukrainian society demonstrated an incredible ability to consolidation, it mobilized and began to solve the most pressing problems facing Ukrainians, who were forced to defend the borders of the state. Individual volunteers began to form groups, leaders emerged in groups, which leaded organizations set up to help the military. The volunteer movement has become a mechanism that compensates for most of the shortcomings of public authorities.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4318792 fatcat:ygdcznmybjblvmbyvhybhgjf6m