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DATTALION: UKRAINE’S DATA BATTALION

DATTALION – is home to the largest free, independent, open-source database of Ukraine war footage. In addition to compiling footage from across Ukrainian and Russian-occupied territories, Dattalion hosts a database of verified eyewitness accounts of Russian aggression, war crimes, and acts of genocide in Ukraine.

DATTALION's databases of Ukraine war photos and videos have been active since 6 March 2022 and include war footage from February 24—the first day of Russia’s full-scale military invasion—onwards.

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Who we are

We are Ukrainians, trying to survive russia’s worst attacks. We are sharing real photos and videos from the frontlines, so that the world can bear witness to the truth. Journalists frequently cannot be in the most dangerous hotspots of the war in Ukraine - the risks of injury and death are too high - so we collate Ukraine war fotage, the stories and images of war for journalists to use and for all to see.

We are providing this data and video free of charge to all, and in particular so that reporters around the globe can see and share what russia is really doing to us. There are many mothers among us, witnessing many battles up close, and we are sick of seeing our children, families, and neighbors being murdered before our very eyes.

We want to counter the russian government’s misinformation about what we are living through in this war. People all around the world, need to see what is really happening on the ground in Ukraine. You need to see the atrocities being committed by the russian military here.

Our database of Ukraine war footage is updated daily by our dedicated team of volunteers. Please access the DATTALION database of Ukraine war photos and videos to find the latest updates from the frontlines.

DATTALION
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5500+
Videos
26100+
Photos
140+
Witness database
36000+
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Eyewitness database

Human face on the stories of war
DATTALION offers a unique database of 140+ verified eyewitnesses who have survived the atrocities, exile, and horrors of the russian army's invasion of Ukraine, including from Vinnytsia, Mariupol, and Kharkiv.
140+
verified eye witnesses from Vinnytsia, Mariupol, Kharkiv and other locations
Eyewitness database
Human face on the stories of war
DATTALION offers a unique database of 140+ verified eyewitnesses who have survived the atrocities, exile, and horrors of the russian army's invasion of Ukraine, including from Vinnytsia, Mariupol, and Kharkiv. Eyewitness database
Human face on the stories of war
DATTALION offers a unique database of 140+ verified eyewitnesses who have survived the atrocities, exile, and horrors of the russian army's invasion of Ukraine, including from Vinnytsia, Mariupol, and Kharkiv.

Our mission

DATTALION’S MISSION is to help Ukraine win this terrible war by revealing the brutal truth about russian atrocities and the genocide of Ukrainians, and by making clear to the world what Ukraine needs to win and rebuild.

DATTALION’s goals

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Empower media around the world to tell their audiences the truth about russia's war in Ukraine, by providing free and easy to access video, photos, and eyewitness testimony from the frontlines.
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Collect and store evidence of war crimes, environmental crimes, crimes against humanity, and acts of genocide against Ukrainians committed by russia in Ukraine.
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By sending an explicit warning and sharing unambiguous factual evidence about the threat russia poses to the democratic international system, make clear to the world the vital need to stand with Ukraine to win this war.
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Spread the truth about
the Russian war against Ukraine!

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You can help

We raise money to maintain and develop our database.
Please join us on Patreon or donate via PayPal
- every contribution is important.