Joanna Kakissis appears in the following:
Saturday, September 16, 2023
A century ago, author Isaac Babel immortalized the Jewish community in one of Ukraine's principal cities. He's still remembered fondly today.
Thursday, September 14, 2023
In Ukraine, possibly the world's most mined country, a team of sappers races to clear explosives left by Russians along the southeastern frontline to help Ukrainian troops take back occupied land.
Wednesday, August 23, 2023
After a classmate was killed in his hometown of Bakhmut — the longest and bloodiest battle in Russia's war on Ukraine — a rescue worker volunteered to evacuate people from the front lines.
Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Ukrainian soldiers trained by the U.S. in Germany speak to NPR about using Western tactics — and weapons — in the latest counteroffensive to push out Russian forces.
Monday, August 14, 2023
A Russian missile has killed a promising young musical duo as Ukraine pleads for more air defense weapons from its western allies.
Monday, August 14, 2023
A Russian missile silences a promising young musical duo as Ukraine pleads for more air defense weapons from its western allies.
Monday, August 07, 2023
Saudi Arabia hosted talks with dozens of nations over the weekend as Ukrainian leaders push for a diplomatic solution to the war in Ukraine.
Thursday, August 03, 2023
Russian strikes on Ukrainian ports have intensified since Moscow suspended participation in a deal that allowed Ukrainian grain to reach world markets.
Tuesday, August 01, 2023
Zaporizhzhian Cossacks are warriors who have been revered for centuries in Ukraine. A family is maintaining the Cossack traditions by training people with swords, maces and their bare hands.
Monday, July 31, 2023
As Ukraine claims a strategic victory in a long, grinding counteroffensive, its troops say they need more long-range weapons to fight increasingly entrenched Russian troops.
Thursday, July 20, 2023
U.S. officials have condemned Russia for pulling out of a deal that lets Ukraine export grain to dozens of countries. The situation is especially concerning for countries that are food insecure.
Tuesday, July 18, 2023
Ukraine says it wants to keep exporting grain from its ports in the Black Sea, saying it needs partners to keep those exports flowing. in the port city of Odesa, the U.S. offered additional help.
Saturday, July 15, 2023
Award-winning novelist Victoria Amelina, who retrained as a war crimes researcher to document Russian atrocities and preserve Ukrainian culture, has met a tragic end.
Friday, July 07, 2023
A young award-winning novelist who retrained as a war crimes researcher to document Russian atrocities and preserve Ukrainian culture has met a tragic end.
Wednesday, June 28, 2023
On a wooded river island, a Ukrainian family guards the legacy of the Zaporizhzhian Cossacks, whose history and traditions are making a comeback during the war.
Tuesday, June 27, 2023
On a wooded river island, a Ukrainian family guards the legacy of the Zaporizhzhian Cossacks, whose history and traditions are being remembered because of Russia's war on Ukraine.
Thursday, June 22, 2023
Soldiers spent months making clandestine trips across Ukraine's Dnipro River to plan the counteroffensive. Instead of facing off against Russian forces, this unit found itself fighting floodwaters.
Monday, June 05, 2023
A young rescue worker who helped evacuate thousands from his hometown — a city now synonymous with the war's longest and bloodiest battle — grieves its loss but refuses to leave the frontline.
Sunday, June 04, 2023
Workers fleeing the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine describe arrests and torture at the hands of Russian forces they say have turned the plant into a military base.
Tuesday, May 30, 2023
Four soldiers in Ukraine's south have spent months making clandestine trips across the river dividing Ukrainian and Russian forces, preparing for a counteroffensive to reclaim occupied land.