Near Kyiv, the Odor of Death
Bloodstained clothes, shoes (mercifully absent dismembered feet), bits of plumbing, a PJ Mask stuffie, a car seat, and dozens of books and papers. I found a certificate of an eighth-grader, Yulia Lapai, for first place at the All-Ukrainian Olympiad for the English language at her school.
Near Kyiv, Two Tales of War Emerge
What took place in Bucha, Irpin and the areas under Russian occupation was not an aberration: It was part of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s premeditated plan to systematically punish, subjugate and slaughter Ukraine’s population into compliance.