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Asgarda: The secrets of Ukraine’s warrior women

By Serena Kutchinsky  

The Asgarda women are trained to fight with lethal weapons

I have long been a fan of feminism’s topless wonders —the Ukranian activists Femen, with their “sextrimist” manifesto, flowing locks, naked stunts and slogan-strewn bosoms. So, when I heard there was a new women’s movement flourishing in this region my interest was piqued. The Asgarda are a group of modern day warrior women who claim to be descended from the Amazons and spend their summers living…

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