KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — Maryna Havrysh struggled to hold back her tears as she helped a group of volunteers load her elderly parents into an evacuation van in Kramatorsk, near the front line of Russia’s war on Ukraine.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion were we highlight an organization that serves medical, transportation, and linguistic needs of Ukrainian refugees; with guest: Magdalena Pardel-Trefler, CEO of Fundacja Wymiany Kulturowej toTU toTAM (Foundation for the Cultural Exchange toTU toTAM).
LUGANO, Switzerland (AP) — A top U.S. diplomat on Tuesday urged allies of Ukraine to help the war-battered country meet its “immediate and urgent” needs — not only longer-term rebuilding — as scores of countries wrapped up a two-day conference aimed at helping Ukraine recover from Russia’s war, when it ends one day.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion about promoting a more open and multicultural environment in Poland for integrating refugees, with guest: Dr. Jakub Kościółek, President of the Board at Interkulturalni PL.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on meeting the urgent needs and other forms of support for Ukrainian refugees, with guest: Grzegorz Gruca, Vice President of Polska Akcja Humanitarna (Polish Humanitarian Action).
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on educational & mental health assistance for Ukrainian refugee children, including kids with special needs, with guest: Magdalena Wojciechowska, President of Stowarzyszenie Twoje Miejsce (Association Your Place).
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — For the first time, key players seeking accountability for atrocities during the Ukraine war have come together at an informal meeting of the U.N. Security Council to spur investigations into abuses that many Western countries blame on Russia.
The battle for Ukraine’s strategic port of Mariupol raged on Monday, as Ukraine rejected a Russian offer to evacuate its troops from the besieged city. Russian bombardment continued to hit it and other cities in Ukraine.
MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — A Russian airstrike on a Mariupol maternity hospital that killed three people brought condemnation down on Moscow on Thursday, with Ukrainian and Western officials branding it a war crime, while the highest-level talks yet yielded no progress toward stopping the fighting.
Two million people — half of them children — have fled Ukraine in the less than two weeks since Russia invaded the country, officials said Tuesday, as Europe’s worst refugee crisis since World War II grows by the day.
Associated Press journalists around Ukraine and beyond are documenting military activity during Russia’s invasion. With disinformation rife and social media amplifying military claims and counterclaims, determining exactly what is happening can be difficult. Here’s a look at what could be confirmed Wednesday as Russia’s military assault on Ukraine was in its seventh day.
A Russian military convoy threatening Kyiv is far bigger than initially thought, with satellite images from Monday showing it occupying much of a 40-mile (64-kilometer) stretch of road north of the Ukrainian capital.