The heavily-armed robots resemble miniature tanks that can be deployed alongside infantry.
Interview with Female Militia Member in Ukraine
A female militia fighter named Lia of the NAF Sparta unit, also known as "Motorola's Division of the Donetsk People's Republic, talks about joining up with the unit to 'defend her homeland.' The United Armed Forces of Novorossiya, formerly the Donbass People's Militia and the Army of the South-East, are both militias and armed volunteer groups affiliated with the Federal State of Novorossiya. It is regarded as a terrorist group by the Ukrainian government. When it was called "Donbass People's Militia", it was mostly active in the Donetsk Oblast. The Donbass People's Militia was formed by Pavel Gubarev, who was elected "People's Governor" of Donetsk Oblast by pro-Russian protesters. Since then, it has fought a war against the Ukrainian government in the Donbass region of Ukraine. The militia was accused by the Ukrainian government of culpability in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on 17 July 2014. The armed wing of the Lugansk People's Republic, the Army of the South-East, was merged into the militia on 16 September 2014, forming the "United Armed Forces of Novorossiya". Read more at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Armed_Forces_of_Novorossiya