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Lviv National Philharmonic was the main venue for academic music in the country. Today it serves as a logistic center for the distribution of medical and humanitarian aid. Ukrainian musicians that had to leave their homes due to the war brought back music to its stage. They play in the emptied concert hall for the […]

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On 23.02.2022 the train steward Alla Kolesnychenko went for a regular train trip Mykolaiv – Kyiv. However, the very next day the full-scale russian invasion started. From then on Alla is on duty. During 40+ days of the war, she conducted 28 evacuation trips from Kyiv, Kharkiv, and Kramatorsk to safer cities in Western Ukraine. […]

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Lviv railway station has not seen such influx of people even at the height of tourist season. People affected by the Russian invasion come to Lviv from all over Ukraine in search of refuge, and the way to other European countries. As at 5 March, 63,600 people had settled in the region. People give out […]

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Irpin is a small town 26km away from Kyiv. Russian occupants chose it as one of their points for the advance to the Ukrainian capital. After extended battles and horrible destruction, Irpin was on the verge of a humanitarian catastrophe. The Ukrainian military started a civilian evacuation. At the same time, the invaders did not […]

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More than 1 200 000 people have gone in search of safe places from their cities that were attacked by Russian missiles and aircraft in the 9 days of Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine. At least six regions turned into one solid traffic jam. People spent up to three days on the road from Kyiv […]