14 May 2021

One country two wars: How COVID-19 is fighting against Ukraine One country two wars: How COVID-19 is fighting against Ukraine

euronews.com

In Eastern Ukraine, people are trying to survive two wars: a seven-year-long conflict between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists in Crimea and the pandemic. In April, an estimated 150 000 Russian troops amassed in the disputed area of Crimea and along the Ukrainian border. The troops did eventually pull back after weeks of military drills, but it was of little comfort to those living in the conflict zone and are in constant fear of escalation. Ivan Nahorniux, a resident of Vodiane [...]