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Ukraine: War Stories

Day by day, hour by hour, people all over Ukraine tell their stories of the Russian invasion, from those packing up and leaving to those who plan to stay and fight for survival.

Day by day, hour by hour, people all over Ukraine tell the story of the Russian invasion. We hear from people packing up and leaving with their children and those who remain in the eye of the storm, some fighting for survival amidst food shortages and shelling and others taking up arms to defend their country. Since the war began, many of those affected have been recording their daily struggles for File on 4 - keeping audio diaries, sharing their innermost thoughts at their most vulnerable.

Among them, a language teacher from Mariupol who doesn’t even know if her parents are still alive - and a young beautician-turned-soldier who now patrols the streets of Kyiv with a Kalashnikov.

Reporter: Paul Kenyon
Production team: Jim Booth, Annabel Deas, Nicola Dowling, Hayley Mortimer and Mick Tucker
Technical Producer: Richard Hannaford
Editor: Carl Johnston

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37 minutes

Last on

Sun 20 Mar 2022 17:00

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  • Tue 15 Mar 2022 20:00
  • Sun 20 Mar 2022 17:00

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