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A man walks next to heavily damaged buildings and destroyed cars following Russian attacks in Bakhmut, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, May 24, 2022.

Ukrainian doctors train for the possibility of a chemical attack from Russia

Since the start of the war in Ukraine, medical workers have been concerned about the possibility of Russia using chemical agents against civilians. That hasn’t happened yet (none on official record) but a Syrian American nongovernmental organization is helping Ukrainian medical workers prepare for the worst.

Ukrainian doctors train for the possibility of a chemical attack from Russia
A man feeds a child as they arrive by bus at a reception center for displaced people in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine

First civilians leave Mariupol steel plant; hundreds remain

First civilians leave Mariupol steel plant; hundreds remain
People cook on an open fire outside an apartment building which had no electricity, water or gas since the beginning of the Russian invasion in Bucha, UkraineVadim Ghirda/AP

Russia faces growing outrage amid new evidence of atrocities

Russia faces growing outrage amid new evidence of atrocities
A man carries an elderly woman as people continue to leave Irpin, on the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine, Tuesday, March 8, 2022. 

Managing the aftermath: Part I

Managing the aftermath: Part I
Firefighters work to extinguish a fire at a damaged city center after Russian air raid in Chernigiv, Ukraine, Thursday, March 3, 2022. 

Russia's invasion in Ukraine ‘is far from done,’ retired Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman says

Russia's invasion in Ukraine ‘is far from done,’ retired Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman says
A couple takes a selfie as others observe the sunset at an oceanfront in the neighborhood of Miraflores in Lima.

A question of our time — to selfie or not at sunset

Seeing The News: The selfie is ubiquitous. But when should you just take in your surroundings? And, recruits in Mariupol, Ukraine, are practicing daily shelling drills. Also, how do you make your new country home? Adriana Zehbrauskas says take pictures.

A question of our time — to selfie or not at sunset
A man jumps over a burning barricade outside the city hall in Mariupol, Friday.

Separatists in Ukraine push ahead with referendum, but what does it mean?

There was more bloodshed in eastern Ukraine, Friday, as government troops battled pro-Russian separatists in the city of Mariupol. The separatists are pushing ahead with a referendum on Sunday despite the bloodshed and even criticism from Russian president, Vladimir Putin. What do they hope to achieve?

Separatists in Ukraine push ahead with referendum, but what does it mean?
 People surround a man injured during pro-Russian protests near a Ukrainian military base in Mariupol.

Deaths in eastern Ukraine as pro-Russian mob attempts to storm the National Guard base

Ukraine says three people died Wednesday night in the eastern city of Mariupol. The Ukrainians say a pro-Russian mob tried to storm a National Guard base. The violence capped a humiliating day for the Ukrainian military.

Deaths in eastern Ukraine as pro-Russian mob attempts to storm the National Guard base