The Azov Battalion: Ukrainian Patriots or Neo-Nazis?

Patriots, or Neo-Nazis? To Ukraine, the ragtag group of volunteer fighters that make up the Azov Battalion is one of Ukraine’s toughest fighting forces, and it has been protecting the nation’s borders in the East for close to a decade. To Russian President Vladimir Putin, their far-right politics and extremist insignia are justification for the claim that Ukraine needs to be de-Nazified.