How a Ukrainian golfer was evacuated to the United States thanks to the golf community | Golf News and Tour Information

ORLANDO – It’s rare to find salvation in baggage claim at the Orlando International Airport. But there it was Friday night, just off carousel 29 in Terminal B. The boy and his mother had just finished a journey that spanned 54 hours and some 5,000 miles, that began in a car south of Kyiv, Ukraine, … Read more

Crowds line train stations in Germany and Poland to welcome Ukrainian refugees into their homes

Lara received a call in the middle of the night on Saturday and headed straight to Berlin’s main train station. There she was met by a woman and her two teenage sons who had fled the Russian invasion of Ukraine. “Right now they are staying at our place,” Lara, who preferred to only use her … Read more

Ukraine’s Roma refugees recount discrimination en route to safety | Russia-Ukraine war news

Chisinau, Moldova – Concentric lines trace the indoor running track at the Manej Sport Arena in Moldova’s capital Chisinau. Athletes used to compete and train here. Now, the track is home to some 800 Roma people who fled from Ukraine after the Russian invasion. Cristina, 41, is one of them. She lost everything she owned … Read more

Poland Under Pressure as Over 1 Million Refugees Flee Ukraine

Medika — As the train from Lviv limps across the Polish border, children peer from the windows, their curiosity undimmed by the horrors they have left behind. Beside them, crammed tightly into the carriages, their mothers and grandparents sit bewildered, terrified and exhausted. As the trains pulls into Przemyśl, teams of Polish guards and volunteers … Read more

Family recounts journey back to Canada with adopted children from Ukraine

Finalized in December 2021, the Braun family formally adopted three children from Ukraine. But their family journey was about to become very complicated. Trish Braun, a Manitoba mother, said this was the second time the family adopted from the eastern European country. “We heard about the needs of the children in Ukraine … We know … 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

Broadview Heights woman from Ukraine shares immigrant story, requests prayers for family back home

BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio (WOIO) – Alla Yakamiv immigrated to the United States from Lviv, Ukraine as a young girl in 1998, and said she’s heartbroken by the footage of Russian troops invading her homeland. The owner of the Macaron Tea Room and Bakery, Yakamiv has asked neighbors and other NE Ohio residents for prayers for … Read more