Tim Mak

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Ukrainians prep for winter. If Russia hits heating systems, cities will freeze

Tuesday, September 06, 2022

The temperatures in the Ukrainian capital have been in the 70s lately. But as summer wanes, residents are already preparing for a harsh winter ahead.


Seeing parallels, doctors apply lessons from Syria to their work in Ukraine

Sunday, September 04, 2022

Doctors who have worked in two modern war zones — Syria and Ukraine — are seeing the same gruesome tactics and injuries brought about by Russian military action.


From warehouses to the frontlines: How Ukraine's forces are getting drones

Monday, August 22, 2022

Pound for pound, perhaps no piece of equipment is more valuable on the Ukrainian battlefield than lightweight, remote-controlled drones, which volunteers are bringing to the frontlines in the east.


People are paying to write messages on Ukrainian war weapons before use

Sunday, August 21, 2022

Ukrainian volunteers are resorting to creative methods to raise funds to support the country's military.


Shelling around a nuclear plant in Ukraine causes a lot of concern

Tuesday, August 09, 2022

In Ukraine, fighting near a nuclear power complex in the south of the country has alarmed both sides, and has led to calls for an international mission to ensure the plant's safety.


Violence has damaged infrastructure near a Ukraine power plant, sparking safety fears

Monday, August 08, 2022

Concern is growing over damage to a Ukrainian nuclear facility seized by Russians in March, which is reportedly currently under bombardment. Ukraine is seeking an international mission to the plant.


Ukraine: grain leaves port and calls grow for a probe into POWs' deaths

Monday, August 01, 2022

The first ship carrying Ukrainian grain leaves the port of Odesa. Ukraine and Russia exchange accusations over who bombed a prison colony holding Ukrainian POWs in occupied Donbas.


The NRA's annual meeting is underway, with only minor changes

Saturday, May 28, 2022

The National Rifle Association continued its annual meeting in Houston with only minor schedule changes due to the school shooting that took place earlier this week a four-hour drive away.


Former President Trump speaks at the NRA convention in Houston

Friday, May 27, 2022

Former President Trump speaks at the National Rifle Association convention in Houston — days after a deadly school shooting in another part of Texas.


Caught in a storm of criticism and internal strife, the NRA meets in Houston

Friday, May 27, 2022

This isn't the first time the NRA has held its convention days after a nearby mass shooting. Some politicians and musicians are dropping out, and gun control advocates are preparing protests.


The National Rifle Association begins its annual convention in Houston

Friday, May 27, 2022

Several hours east of Uvalde, the site of a mass shooting at an elementary school, the NRA is holding its annual convention and gun show. The NRA expressed its "deepest sympathies" over the shooting.


How one city in southern Ukraine became a humanitarian hub

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

It's been too dangerous for many Ukrainians to leave their house — let alone make an escape. But some have found ways to cross the frontlines, navigating dangerous check points, to safer areas.


Those in Kramatorsk, Ukraine, are struggling as the city runs out of food and gas

Tuesday, May 03, 2022

Residents of Kramatorsk in eastern Ukraine are fleeing a Russian offensive. For the few who have stayed, life can be brutal, since the city is running out of food and fuel.


While a hundred people escaped a Ukrainian steel plant, more are still trapped

Monday, May 02, 2022

Reports say as soon as evacuations started from the plant, Russian shelling resumed. Also, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic lawmakers in Kyiv.


After atrocities, many Ukrainians aren't interested in negotiating peace with Russia

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

For many Ukrainians, there can be no negotiated peace with Russia. Evidence and accounts of atrocities committed by Russian forces have left them unwilling to consider a diplomatic solution.


A Ukrainian jazz club provides joy in Odesa despite the invasion

Saturday, April 23, 2022

In Odesa, a port city in southern Ukraine, one jazz club has continued to host performances despite the Russian invasion, providing a haven for joy and creativity.


Putin orders troops not to storm Mariupol's last holdout

Thursday, April 21, 2022

The Russian president called it a victory, but Ukrainian soldiers maintain control of a sprawling steel plant. Putin said a blockade of the plant will save the lives of Russian fighters.


Ukrainian fighters are making their last stand in a steel mill in Mariupol

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

A Ukrainian fighter calls on the world to save their lives and extract them and civilians out of the destroyed city of Mariupol.


Ukrainian civilians living close to the frontlines say they feel trapped

Monday, April 18, 2022

Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians are still living close to the front lines as Russia readies another offensive. Here's how people are surviving in the city of Mykoliav.


What life is like in the Ukrainian city of Mykolaiv

Saturday, April 16, 2022

Mykolaiv sits near the edge of Russian-occupied areas of the country. We visit on the eve of an expected new Russian offensive in the area.