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Some call them war heroes, others neo-Nazis: Ukraine’s Azov Regiment is at the heart of the propaganda war between Kyiv and Moscow, as Russia claims to seek the “denazification” of Ukraine.

The Azov Special Operations Detachment, previously known as the “Azov Battalion” but now called the “Azov Regiment,” is often targeted in pro-Russian social media posts, including by Russian embassies in Paris, London and elsewhere.

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