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First journalist killed in Ukraine war

Brent Renauld, a 50-year-old American journalist and filmmaker was killed during his reporting of the Ukraine War. He last worked for the Times in 2015 and was working on a Times Studio film about refugees. Known as an award-winning individual, who “tackled the toughest stories around the world often alongside his brother.” The Times expressed…

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Ukrainian UEA student Oleksii Burov: “It’s not Ukraine’s fault, it’s not the West’s fault, it’s Putin’s fault”

“My parents left Kyiv on the second day of the invasion. They escaped to my father’s workplace where he treats wounded soldiers… They don’t go away, they don’t run away. They stand… This is Putin’s fault.” Oleksii Burov is a 22-year-old UEA student in his third year of studying International Relations and Politics. Hailing from…

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Russia launches “full-scale invasion” of Ukraine

Russia has launched a “full-scale invasion” in Donbas, according to Ukraine’s foreign minister Dmytro Kuleba. In a televised address, Putin said the “special military operation” is aimed at the “demilitarisation and denazification” of Ukraine. He also said Russia had no choice but to defend itself. Ukrainian police say seven people are known to have died…

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Soldiers, sanctions, and a bid for stability: developments continue beyond the Ukrainian border

“We don’t have a Titanic here,” is what Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy exclaimed when calling for a more measured response to Biden’s bleak midwinter warning of a “distinctly possible” February invasion. Zelenskiy noted a threat that had spanned many Februarys, panic now was disproportionate,and economically damaging. Yet, if the heat of an estimated 120,000 Russian…

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