Matt Ozug

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The flow of Ukrainian refugees has changed direction in Poland. And so has aid relief

Monday, May 23, 2022

Medyka is the busiest border crossing between Poland and Ukraine. Aid workers flocked there to set up tents offering assistance when the war started. But these days, the flow of refugees has shifted.

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Warsaw mayor pleads for a strategic plan as city continues to welcome refugees

Friday, May 20, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with the mayor of Warsaw, Poland, about how his city is managing the influx of Ukrainian refugees. He says Warsaw's population went up by 15% since the outset of the conflict.

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Millions rushed to leave Ukraine. Now the queue to return home stretches for miles

Friday, May 20, 2022

If you want to get into Ukraine by vehicle, you might have to wait hours at the Medyka border, where people sit in a line of cars that stretches for miles and takes hours to move.

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A visit to one of the busiest border crossings between Ukraine and Poland

Thursday, May 19, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro spends a day at the Medyka border crossing to see how the flow of refugees has changed over the nearly three months since Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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They escaped the war in Ukraine. Then they faced fresh trouble in Poland

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Millions of people have fled Ukraine since the war started, but not all are Ukrainian. And some citizens of African countries have found that the doors of Europe are much less open to them.

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African students who fled to Poland from Ukraine are waiting in limbo

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

More than 6 million people have fled Ukraine since Russia invaded. Not all of them are Ukrainian. Some citizens of African countries have found that the doors of Europe are much less open to them.

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How the war in Ukraine 'changed everything' for a generation of young Poles

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Lilia Nguyen's perception of everything around her changed when she went to the border to help Ukrainian refugees shortly after the war began. The change has been felt by other young Poles.

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Polish young adults talk about the war in Ukraine's impact on their generation

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Polish young adults about how the war in Ukraine and the influx of refugees is affecting their country.

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A Ukrainian refugee is still teaching her students, who are spread around the world

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Ukrainian refugee Daria Bietschasna about what life is like some two months after she fled Ukraine.

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This school takes kids from the most traumatized parts of Ukraine — and offers hope

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Teachers in Warsaw work to address student-held trauma in classrooms after the Polish school system absorbed tens of thousands of Ukrainian refugee students.

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International Rescue Committee head on Ukrainian refugee crisis and what we can learn

Monday, May 16, 2022

More people are now crossing the border into Ukraine than are fleeing the war. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with the head of the International Rescue Committee about the Ukrainian refugee crisis.

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How a school in Warsaw is educating kids of Ukrainian families who fled to Poland

Monday, May 16, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro reports from Warsaw on how Ukrainian children are being educated in Poland.

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A Ukrainian singer finds his voice on the streets of Warsaw, Poland

Friday, May 13, 2022

Roman Panchenko moved to Poland from Chernihiv a few years ago and was afraid of singing in the streets. But now, after the war started, he sings Ukrainian songs in a Warsaw plaza to help his country.

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This musician helps homesick Ukrainians feel a little more at home in Poland

Friday, May 13, 2022

Ukrainian musician Roman Panchenko spends his days singing to crowds at Warsaw's Castle Square. It's an act of protest and solidarity on behalf of his home country.

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Premature American twins rescued from Ukraine become stuck in bureaucratic limbo

Wednesday, May 04, 2022

For two parents from Chicago, getting their newborn twins safely out of Ukraine was difficult. Two months later, extracting them from Poland's bureaucracy has turned out to be even more arduous.

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Newborn twins were rescued from a warzone. Now they're stuck in bureaucratic limbo

Tuesday, May 03, 2022

For two parents from Chicago, getting their newborn twins safely out of Ukraine was difficult. Two months later, extracting them from Poland's bureaucracy has turned out to be even more arduous.

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The far-right and environmentalism overlap is bigger than you think — and growing

Friday, April 01, 2022

The modern environmental movement and the far-right movement might appear to be on opposing sides of the political ideology spectrum. But overlap does exist and researchers say it's growing.

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On the front lines of Poland's makeshift response to the Ukrainian refugee crisis

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Nearly three million people have fled Ukraine since Russia's invasion began — most of them to Poland. NPR visits two border crossings that highlight the differences in reception refugees are seeing.

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For this team delivering aid into Ukraine, the supply run is personal

Saturday, March 12, 2022

As millions of refugees flee Ukraine, Silva Alkebeh spends her time thinking about how to get aid across the border and into the heart of the most besieged cities.

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International and grassroots groups alike are working to get supplies into Ukraine

Friday, March 11, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro and Tim Mak look at humanitarian efforts in Poland and Ukraine, which involve major international organizations and small grass-roots groups to bring supplies into Ukraine.

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