‘Scared to stay’: Why some rushed to leave Russia after war | Russia-Ukraine war news

Days after Russia sent troops into neighbors Ukraine, triggering anti-war protests that have resulted in thousands of arrests and prompting public figures to speak out against the invasion, rumours began spreading that President Vladimir Putin was planning to impose martial law. Such a measure would potentially give the authorities emergency powers, shut down the borders … Read more

New sanctions on Russian oligarchs coming from Biden administration as soon as Thursday

CNN — The Biden administration is planning to impose new sanctions on Russian oligarchs and members of their families as soon as Thursday, sources familiar with the matter said, his latest attempt to squeeze President Vladimir Putin as the invasion of Ukraine advances. The sanctions are expected to loosely follow a list of oligarchs sanctioned … Read more

The Ukrainian Exodus at the Polish Border

On Tuesday morning, in the waiting area of ​​the Przemysl railway station, Kateryna Popko, a nineteen-year-old Ukrainian medical student, sat with her mother, Tatiana. The station is a few miles inside the Polish border with Ukraine, and the ticket hall was crowded with refugees from the conflict. Some slip on bags, and others fed their … Read more

As Ukraine Resists Russian Invasion, Zelensky Demonstrates These Leadership Lessons

KIEV, UKRAINE – FEBRUARY 22: (——EDITORIAL USE ONLY â MANDATORY CREDIT – “UKRAINIAN PRESIDENCY / … [+] HANDOUT” – NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS – DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS——) Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky addresses the nation after Russiaâs decision to recognize the Donetsk and Luhansk as independent states, on February 22, 2022, in … Read more

One man’s mission to rescue his family and help others – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article KRYVYI RIH, Ukraine — Vladislav Guristrimba woke up Thursday in his house in Zoloche, an upscale bedroom community of Kyiv, to explosions: terrifying flashes of light seconds later by thunderous booms as a barrage of Russian missiles hit targets near the Ukrainian capital’s main airport , Boryspil. By … Read more

Canadian-Ukrainian stuck in the city’s suburbs, dodging war

He has a bag packed with clothing and travel documents. The car is parked in the driveway with a full tank of gas and a few days’ worth of food, in case they need to get out fast. In a quaint suburb on the outskirts of Kyiv — the storied city at the heart of … Read more

‘How do I explain (to my family) that even going out for groceries is game of life and death’

Aziz Mansoor Ali Amdawala has exchanged pleasantries with Indian students in and around Rybalka in Kharkiv during his short stay in Ukraine’s second biggest city. A shop run by a Bangladeshi selling Indian condiments was a regular adda, Aziz said from a bunker beside his apartment in the city. Aziz shuddered when he heard about … Read more

Ukrainian men traveling from across the world to join the fight against Russian invaders

Walking through the Doha airport in the early hours of the morning, Andrii Zadorozhnyi is wrapped in a Ukrainian flag and is desperate to get home. Andrii works for the United Nations in Nepal and once he crosses into Ukraine, he won’t be allowed to leave again. But his new mission is deeply personal and, … Read more

Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine May Cause Polio, Covid-19, Public Health Crises

Ukrainians protest against Russia’s military operations in Ukraine, on February 24, 2022 in … [+] Muratpasa district of Antalya, Turkiye. (Photo by Orhan Cicek/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Gee what’s the best thing that you can do for the world right now in the middle of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic? … Read more