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In 2022 we brought you on-the-ground coverage of the war in Ukraine — and we continued our coverage even after many others in the mainstream media seemed to move on. Here is a selection of our Ukraine stories.
Joy and Anxiety in Newly Liberated Kherson
Russian forces have withdrawn from Kherson; now inhabitants must rebuild their lives and their city.
The War in Your Head: Grief and Trauma in Ukraine
The psychological effects of the war will haunt Ukraine for generations.
After POW Camp Explosion, Kin of Azovstal Defenders Nervously Wait
“They want to demoralize us.”
Remember Corruption in Ukraine?
Legitimate questions over corruption in Volodomyr Zelenskyy’s government might also suggest a Donald Trump campaign tactic in 2024.
The Civilian Volunteers Risking Their Lives to Deliver Supplies in Ukraine
A civilian fleet of thousands of cars and drivers is delivering badly needed food, fuel, and medicine to Ukrainian cities and far-flung villages — at a great cost.
For Ukrainian Villagers, “Liberation” Is Temporary
Ukrainian villages near Kharkiv retaken from the Russians are full of grim reminders that the war is nearby and could return at any time.
Ukrainians on the Run: The Reality for Refugees Arriving in Moldova
Moldova, the tiny and impoverished former Soviet state immediately to Ukraine’s west, is the portal of entry to refuge for hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians fleeing the war, as well as a final destination.
A Look Inside a Pro-Russia Telegram Channel
In May 2020, the first post of the Telegram channel U_G_M — a Ukrainian flag emblazoned with a swastika — set the tone for what was to follow.
Ukraine: Putin’s Vietnam?
Russia may blast Ukraine into submission, but political success is not guaranteed to follow military victory.
Ukraine on the Line: Phone Calls During Wartime
A writer talks to Ukrainians in the moments before and after the Russian invasion begins, and reckons with her own childhood memories of a Soviet Ukraine.