With No Work or Money, Ukrainians Are Forced to Return Home to Russian-Controlled Territory


By Ian Lovett
Every day, dozens of cars leave from Zaporizhzhia, southeastern Ukraine, for Russian-occupied territory. Photo: Serhii Korovayny/WSJ

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine—Oleksandr Ivakhnenko fled his home in Russian-occupied Kherson after Russian soldiers detained and beat him while he was delivering food and medical supplies, he said.

Now, unable to find work in Ukrainian-controlled territory, he is reluctantly returning to the southern city with his girlfriend and her parents, just one month after leaving.


Publish : 2022-07-27 08:46:00

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