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Mothers of killed soldiers find meaning in helping war effort, refugees
ZAPORIZHZHIA – Stuck between a worksite frozen in time and a highway facing the Dnipro River, the volunteer’s center was not easy to find. The anonymous building hardly betrayed any sign of human activity from the outside. Everything was wrapped in an eerie silence until a door opened, spilling a
Wounded soldiers fight for recovery in Zaporizhzhia rehabilitation center
Editor's Note: Some soldiers declined to give their last names to the Kyiv Independent for safety reasons as they plan to return to fight on the front line once their rehabilitation is over. ZAPORIZHZHIA – Serhii Demko's active duty is over. He had served since the first day of the Russian
Death toll rises in Russia's March 22 missile strike on Zaporizhzhia
A man born in 2004 died in the hospital from the traumatic brain injury he received when Russia hit an apartment building in Zaporizhzhia with a missile.
Russian missiles hit two residential buildings in Zaporizhzhia
Two Russian missiles hit a residential building in Zaporizhzhia on March 22, the Zaporizhzhia Oblast Military Administration reported. According to Acting Mayor Anatolii Kurtiev, one person has died and 25 people are receiving treatment for injuries in the hospital.
Russian missile attack's survivors in Zaporizhzhia: ‘Only fascists could do that’
ZAPORIZHZHIA – Ten hours after the Russian missile attack that destroyed a five-story apartment building in Zaporizhzhia, first responders were still looking for survivors. A Russian S-300 missile hit the building around 1:30 a.m. on March 2. As of 11:30 a.m., the attack killed four people and
Ukraine war latest: Military says counteroffensive in south begins as Russia continues assault on Ukraine
As signs that Ukraine had launched its long-awaited counteroffensive to liberate Russian-occupied Kherson began to emerge on Aug. 29, the Ukrainian government once again called on the remaining residents in occupied Kherson Oblast to evacuate. The Ukrainian military launched its counteroffensive in “many directions” in the south, Natalia Humeniuk, spokesperson
Ukrainians fleeing Russian occupation: ‘We decided it was scarier to stay, so we left’
Editor’s Note: Names of some people appearing in this article have been changed to protect the families of those escaping Russian occupation from possible retaliation. ZAPORIZHZHIA– Two sisters quickly packed their stuff and rushed out the door when Russian troops stormed into their hometown Enerhodar. They knew their lives
Zaporizhzhia fights as Russians intensify offensive in region
ZAPORIZHZHIA – Along the freshly green riverbanks, the flowers are in bloom. People are outside, enjoying t-shirt weather in the spring sun. The central city streets are busy with life. This is almost enough to take one’s mind off the city’s many checkpoints and barricades and what they signify.