Jason Beaubien

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An artist in Ukraine captures the war in black and white

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Vladyslav Krasnoshchok describes himself as a "geopolitical surrealist" painter. Since Russia's invasion of Ukraine began, he's been photographing the war with a vintage Olympus 35 mm camera.


Russia has achieved at least one of its war goals: return Ukrainian water to Crimea

Sunday, June 12, 2022

Access to water for the Crimean peninsula was one of the issues that led to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.


A look inside the billionaire battalion fighting the Russians in Ukraine

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

In Ukraine, one of the country's richest men has set up his own battalion to fight against the Russian invasion. He funds, trains and leads the light infantry unit on the frontlines.


Ukraine claims victory in Kharkiv, but some nearby areas face relentless attacks

Friday, May 27, 2022

Even as conditions improve in Ukraine's second largest city, some people just outside Kharkiv continue living in basement bomb shelters.


Kharkiv's mayor says it's time to move out of the city's subway stations

Thursday, May 19, 2022

As Ukrainian troops push Russian forces away from its second-largest city, the mayor urges thousands of residents to emerge from their makeshift shelters in the city's metro stations and trains.


Ukraine makes advances in the northeast of the country around the city of Kharkiv

Monday, May 16, 2022

Ukrainian troops are pushing Russian troops away from the country's second largest city. That is allowing residents to move out of subway stations and try to resume something of a normal life.


Ukrainians appear to win the battle in Kharkiv. The mood is far from celebratory

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Ukrainian forces have driven Russian attackers out of the city of Kharkiv. Ukraine's second-largest city had been under heavy bombardment for weeks.


The latest from Kharkiv, where Ukrainian forces are trying to repel Russian troops

Friday, May 13, 2022

Ukrainian forces are trying to push back Russian forces from Kharkiv, a city Russia has shelled since the beginning of the war.


Some war-ravaged parts of Ukraine try to rebuild as fighting rages elsewhere

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Since the war has mainly shifted to the east of Ukraine, residents and business owners have been returning to parts of the Kyiv region, including hard-hit Bucha.


Some Ukrainian refugees in Poland are now starting to return home

Thursday, May 05, 2022

The war in Ukraine has forced millions of people to flee their homes. Some refugees in Poland however are now starting to return home.


An update on the global COVID-19 vaccination effort

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

The U.S. has pulled back funding for global vaccinations. Some countries — like Brazil — don't need the help. Vaccination rates remain low in other countries such as Iraq due to issues of mistrust.


In Ukraine, volunteers are making body armor from old cars

Thursday, March 31, 2022

At a warehouse near the front lines in southern Ukraine, volunteers are making bulletproof vests, fixing shattered car windows and helping people escape from Russian-controlled areas.


Residents of Mariupol are trying to escape the besieged Ukrainian city

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Thousands of people continue to risk their lives to flee the besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol.


The latest from Ukraine: New strikes on Lviv

Saturday, March 26, 2022

In Ukraine, Russian missile strikes hit cities across the country, including the western city of Lviv near the border with Poland.


Buying pet lions became a dangerous trend among the wealthy during the pandemic

Friday, March 25, 2022

During the pandemic a trend in other countries caught on with wealthy Iraqis: buying lions for keeping at home.


NATO and G7 leaders to meet in Brussels to discuss the war in Ukraine

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Leaders of NATO and the G7 will hold an emergency summit in Brussels to talk about the war in Ukraine. But Ukrainian officials are hoping for more than speeches — they want weapons and sanctions.


Donated clothes help in Ukraine. But here's one thing aid experts like better

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

While welcome, some donations don't always address the needs of the many displaced and homeless Ukrainians who've lost practically everything they own. Several aid groups are disbursing money.


Ukrainian officials refuse to surrender Mariupol to Russian forces

Monday, March 21, 2022

Russian forces have shown few signs of advancing but are still actively destroying Ukraine. In the southern city of Mariupol, bombs targeted a school which was sheltering about 400 displaced people.


In Iraq's Mosul, art springs up from ruins almost 5 years after the ouster of ISIS

Sunday, March 20, 2022

This vibrant street art is a sign of the spirited rebuilding going on in the northern Iraqi city, after ISIS was defeated in 2017.


Crowds of people are trying to leave Ukraine as Russia invades from all sides

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Russia claims to have hit a weapons depot in Ukraine's west, and Ukrainians continue to seek refuge in other parts of their country, as well as neighboring countries.