In a land where the echoes of conflict have become a grim soundtrack to daily life, Ukraine stands at yet another crossroads, battered but unbowed.

The latest chapter in this saga?

A piece of legislation that’s as much a call to arms as it is a sign of the times, aiming to shore up the ranks as the shadow of Russia looms ever larger.

It’s a story of resilience, desperation, and the kind of gritty determination that you only find when your back is against the wall.