About 50,000 women serve in the Ukrainian armed forces in combat and non-combat roles, according to military officials.
"Gabriel Elizondo, based in Sao Paulo, has over 16 years of journalism experience, starting his career as a newspaper journalist before migrating to t... elevision and the web. He has produced several long-form documentaries from Latin America for Al Jazeera and has reported from virtually every corner of Brazil, with a specialty in Amazon rain forest and human rights issues. He reports for television and the web. He holds a bachelor's degree in international security and conflict resolution, and a master's degree in global finance and trade."
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