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In occupied Chornobaivka, doctor shortage forced driver to become wounded people’s last hope
CHORNOBAIVKA, Kherson Oblast – Hours before the Ukrainian forces arrived to liberate this village outside Kherson on Nov. 11, a breathless local man sprinted into its one small hospital. The morning’s shelling had hit his neighbor — the local saw him screaming, covered in blood. With no mobile service or any
Facing resistance in occupied Kherson, Russian forces crack down on disobedient residents
Editor’s Note: The Kyiv Independent used false names for all sources who spoke from Kherson Oblast for this story, for the sake of security. Life is getting worse in the city of Kherson, which has been occupied by Russian forces for nearly a month. The near-total absence of critical
Freedom of press is crucial for strong democracy
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