Jason Beaubien

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Kharkiv is finding a new normal as residents return to work — despite missile strikes

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

As the war in Ukraine nears its sixth month, people in the northeastern city of Kharkiv are finding a new normal. Construction crews are cleaning up bombed buildings and people are returning to work.


Encore: Garbage collectors in Kharkiv dodge mortars to pick up the trash

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night — nor even threats of Russian missiles shall keep the garbage haulers of Kharkiv from their appointed rounds. We hit the streets with one crew.


Russian missiles are blasting civilians in Ukraine

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

A Russian missile struck a crowded shopping mall last month, killing 21 people and injuring dozens more. It was just one of many instances when Russia hit Ukraine's civilian areas.


Garbage collectors in Kharkiv dodge mortars to pick up the trash

Sunday, July 10, 2022

In Ukraine's second largest city, Kharkiv, Russian forces continue to pound neighborhoods in the north and east. But city garbage collectors are still picking up the trash.


Ukrainian forces have withdrawn from the city of Lysychansk

Monday, July 04, 2022

Russia says it controls Ukraine's Luhansk region, one of the two eastern regions that have been the focus of its invasion. The announcement comes after Ukrainian troops withdrew from Lysychansk.


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.