Also by Johnny O'Reilly
June 19, 2022
In Ukraine's Second City, A Bombed-Out Market Slowly Comes Back To Life
Forty kilometers from the Russian border, traders are slowly setting up shop again at a sprawling, rubble-strewn market that was a hive of activity before the invasion. “I’m not going to let that moron in the Kremlin bring me to my knees,” said one of them, menswear retailer Oleksiy Chelyshev.
April 15, 2022
Before The Russian Retreat, A Rescue Mission And A Reunion In Ukraine
As Russian forces neared their town outside Ukraine’s capital, the mayor and his family decided to separate, his wife and children taking refuge in a quiet hamlet a few kilometers away. Days later, it was time for a rethink – and a desperate rescue effort.