Untold Stories

‘I Owe This To My Home’ — Why a 24-Year-Old Stayed in Ukraine Despite the Russian Invasion.

Photo by Marjan Blan | @marjanblan on Unsplash

CHORNOMORSK, UKRAINE — When the Russian bombs started firing on February 24th, it was still before dawn in Arina’s home city, some 15 kilometers from the port-city Odesa (population 1M). The sound immediately shook Arina, her sister, and her parents out of bed.

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