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Ukraine gained its independence following the fall of the Soviet empire. But today it is fighting for survival against the old enemy.

It is being propped and supported by the West and Nato who are using to fight a proxy war against Russia.

It is the second-largest country by area in Europe after Russia. At present, it is pushing for EU and NATO membership to protect it from the threat of Russia with whom it shares its largest border.

Ukraine also shares borders with Belarus to the north; Poland, Slovakia, and Hungary to the west; Romania and Moldova to the south; and has a coastline along the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea, which is currently seized and under Russian control.

Ukraine has rarely enjoyed its independence

It has rarely been able to enjoy its Independence, it has had an uprising in the south of the country, who want independence and is currently engaged in a war with Putin’s Russia.

The Russian military seized a TV broadcasting tower
The Russian military seized a TV broadcasting tower

Russia invaded Ukraine in Feb 2022

Russian armed forces invaded Russia on the 24th of February 2022 and the siege continues.

President Volodymyr Zelensky leading the country

The country is led by President Volodymyr Zelensky a TV producer turned politician who gave up his lucrative career in TV to lead the country, with a specific goal of bringing peace to the country.

He is posting real-time updates on his Twitter channel which you can follow on Euro news

Daily Mirror - Nobody will break us
Daily Mirror – Nobody will break us

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Still reeling from the Kremlin’s decision to send troops to Ukraine, Masha Yanchevskaya is one of many young Russians torn between trying to “heal” society or seclude themselves from it. In the first days of the conflict, the 21-year-old budding film director remembers riding the Moscow metro and looking at passengers to interpret their emotions. “I looked into the eyes of a young guy and we both cried without saying a thing,” she remembers.