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45 thoughts on “Clarissa Ward describes journey into Kyiv as Russia closes in”
I enjoy hearing them talk about how Kyiv is about to fall here we are 3 days from the one year anniversary and Russia has lost incredible amounts of troops and equipment Slava Ukraine from Summerland BC Canada
Ukrainian army soldiers stopped their bus of 50-something foreign passengers and forced them to alight.
“They just pointed in a direction and said: ‘That’s where Poland is. Now walk,” recounted al-Attar, adding the soldiers said foreigners would not be permitted to continue further in a vehicle.
“Then they packed our bus with Ukrainians, and it carried on to the border,” said the dental student.
Al-Attar and her friends were baffled but they had no choice other than to continue on foot.
Along the way, an endless stream of vehicles filled with Ukrainians queued on the road to Poland. Cars were moving at a snail’s-pace and so people opened their homes to fellow Ukrainians, Meryem Saber, also part of the group, told Al Jazeera by phone from Warsaw.
“They offered them [Ukrainians] food, water, and a place to rest,” said the 21-year-old Moroccan pharmacy student. “But when they saw us, they’d just turn their faces.”
“They [Ukrainians] kept coming from the comfort of their cars, while we were left shivering in -10 degrees Celsius. They had no qualms seeing us walk in the snow and through woods with our luggage. It was so unkind and condescending,” al-Attar said as her voice shook.
After several hours of walking in sub-zero temperatures, the group of young students was cold, hungry, and exhausted. They approached a service station to buy food and use the toilet, but again they were “pushed back for not being Ukrainian”, said Saber.
“When we tried to queue, shop owners told us to wait until all Ukrainians had been served. When they were done, we found nothing but crisps on the shelves,” said Saber.
Hours later, they were 6km (2.7 miles) from the border. At that point, they were rounded up by Ukrainian soldiers along with thousands of other Arabs, Indians, and Africans trying to flee the war.
“The soldiers and volunteers drew rectangles on the asphalt and lined us up inside them,” said al-Attar.
“Anyone who moved out of line was beaten with a baton or the butt of a rifle.
“When we asked to use the toilets at a service station metres away, the soldiers refused, telling us to help ourselves in the woods.
When we complained about the freezing cold, they laughed and recommended we dance to keep warm. The only thing that kept us going was that we didn’t want to die.”
First Afghanistan….I don't know how she is strong enough to see all she sees.
THEY ARE TURNING UKRAIN IN TO AVGANISTAN. IT CAN NOT BE ALLOWED. THIS WAR NEEDS TO STOP. OR MOVED TO VIRTUAL REALITY https://youtu.be/tKEKkM0ar_g
Все американцы и европейские друзья могут поглядеть за что и почему идёт война 👇
From the invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan we have learnt that the one who attacks other countries are the good guy and the defender of the countries are the terrorist, so Ukrainian defenders are the terrorists and the Russian Invaders and the liberators…..👍
What? STILL no detailed explanation by CNN about how Biden's BLUNDERS have CAUSED this War? Imagine my astonishment !
OBAMA GIVES RUSSIA CRIMEA
BIDEN GIVES RUSSIA UKRAINE
🤔 WHO'S THE RUSSIAN PUPPETS?
DUMOCRATS / BRILLIANT 👏…….
NATO JUST STARTED WORLD WAR 3 BY BREAKING THE RUSSIAN TREATIES WHEN THEY SENT MISSILES INTO UKRAINE AND TWEETED THE PHOTOS TO AGRIVATE RUSSIA! UKRAINE NEO NAZIS WITH SS NAZI FLAGS. THEIR LEADER IS A COMEDIC ACTOR!
Cnn is fake propaganda news… it's a matter of time before their plug is pulled
The war would be over if President Bidet simply informed Ukraine of the fact that borders are racist. It's all Donald's fault.
It a hell of a thing, that they have to start a war so they can cover up the origins of the Covid epidemic!
REASONS FOR WAR
Think about it
The CNN lies more than Zelensky 🤣
Kviv live cams, where is the invasion???? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIPNVm6lNfM
This would never have happened under the Trump administration! Biden is weak. Nothing built, nothing is back, nothing is better.
Fake news not a real war they're using rc toys that's what my Ukrainian sources are telling me
Greetings from Romania! In order to maintain an objective view over the events, to keep a counter balance to western way of seeing things, I urge you to make accessible as much material as possible on the declarations of Mr. President Putin, with as many details and references to the facts that he brings into discussion.
Currently, due to language barrier, biased media and other factors, people in the West have very limited access to the intricate mechanisms sitting at the base of Mr. President's decisions and declarations and thus the west can easily misinterpret them.
For the good of all parties, the West has to have a better grasp on the substrate of the Russian-Ukrainian reality.
It would be of a tremendous importance to provide side links in each video description, to English articles on the events brought about in the respective speech of Mr. President.
CNN, the most trusted name in fake news and pedophile employment.
Most of These Russian fighters don’t even want to be there.this whole situation is sad 😞🙏🏽🇺🇦
Where was this outcry and commotion when the United States bombed all these countries killing hundreds and thousands of civilians?? You are all hypocrites.
Yugoslavia – Serbia 1999
Iraq and Syria 2014 –
Somalia 2011 –
Iran 2020 –
What a smart question … “ are you afraid 🤦♂️? “ …
Wish all these journalist will be more objective… with so many journalist there I have yet to see someone being interviewed that is pro Russia… people want to hear both sides and not just one sided narratives!!! Can’t believe they haven’t found any… just to be fair and have more credibility… all western media seems to be controlled!!!
On give finance corporation to Ukraine from world BANK waste of mony
CNN has aids and loves Russia
Democrats please send in the U.S. social workers
But did Joe Rogan interview a scientist this week? See how dumb that is in the grand scheme of the world
Why is rep. Rus. Fed. Claiming staged photography coming out as propaganda? I want proof that Crimea Was Illegally Invaded; and That Russians That Occupied those two Regions 8 Years; Were Also Illegitimate and Unwelcome, and That Zero Human Rights Abuses Were Carried Out by This New President. All These Accusations Must be Cleared & Answered. Furthermore If Chinas Super Highway Can Not Proceed Without the Trampling of Crimea, Eastern Ukraine, a Dissolved Ukraine, If China Intents A Port There That Has Been Denied By ZELENSKI THEN THAT IMPLICATES CHINA 🇨🇳 ALSO INTO THIS SABOTAGE AS A CONSPIRATOR WITH RUSSIA TO USE AND DIVIDE UKRAINE FOR PERSONAL GAIN, AS MOLDOVA & CRIMEA ARE INVOLVED AND ATTACHED WHAT PROOF IS THERE THAT THIS PLOT DID NOT SEED ON A VARIETY OF OCCASIONS WITH MEETINGS BETWEEN THE DICTATORS OF N KOREA, CHINA, AND RUSSIA TOGETHER OVER THE PAST DECADE WHILE UNITED STATES WAS BOMBARDED BY INFILTRATION OF THESE ROUGUE ACTORS USING TRUMP AS A WEAPON AGAINST HIS OWN PEOPLE. PLEASE INVESTIGATE THESE FOR PROOF AS WHETHER CHINA GAURENTEED THIS PROTECTION PRIOR TO THIS SCHARADE OF FALSELY TAKE OVER FOR PURPOSE TO BUILD A SHIPYARD AND MILITARY BASE IN SOUTHERN UKRAINE BY PARTIES OF DICTATORSHIPS? BECAUSE THAT IS HOW THIS CURRENTLY APPEARS WITH CHINAS BACKING OF RUSSIA REINSTATING OLD EMPIRE GULAGS EXACTLY LIKE THE DISCRIMINATION OF WEAGERS ? ACCUSING THEM WITHOUT PROOF IS NOT REASONABLE SO PROOF IS REQUIRED IF THAT IS THEIR MILITIA COUP SWITCHED TO MILITARY INVASION STRATEGY? Thank You. Zero Lies!
Russian-American US citizen here who’s originally from Krasnodar, Soviet Union.
—100% with Ukraine and it’s fine folks who have shown a bravery rarely seen🇺🇦
Nothing but love and respect to a country that deserves to have a chance at truly having a great democracy.
Evil may win a battle or two, but I have no choice but to continue to believe that good will always eventually win the war!
Biden caused all this shxx.
God bless Ukraine and their people🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦🙏🙏
I hope things get better soon..
FREEDOM.! FREEDOM.! FREEDOM.! ✊✊✊
The Ukraine incident is no longer a matter of one country. Germany and France are still appeasement. Hitler will be devoured one by one. Each country thinks it has nothing to do with itself. In the end, it will lead to World War II. Afghanistan, North Korea, Taiwan, if these places start like Ukraine, the entire international community will collapse, democratic and free countries are still calculating their interests and making concessions and appeasement, and there will still be three wars in the end. Can you stay out of it? If you don't stand up to the communist forces, the whole world will be devoured. The war must be stopped by issuing a warning to commercial enterprises, directly causing heavy losses to these interest groups, and encircling the dictatorial communist state with nuclear weapons. And this time has to be planned in advance, just like the fight against the covid virus.
Being Russian is a shame. It is the Russian people who are guilty of allowing such a despot and unpredictable madman to power. Every Russian has joined the power of Putin, if he is not protesting loudly now!
The Lefty Left Marxist America Has Never Been Great Democrats/Rino's the Fake News Media and the Biden/Harris administration have betrayed America. Biden's energy policy has fueled Putin the Madman.This would never happened if Trump was still POTUS….Let's Go Brandon!.💫
And the Zionist PROPAGANDA against Russia CONTINUES
Ms. Ward redefines courage and bravery. She doesn't have to be there, after all it's just a job. I admire this woman. Stay safe lady !
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Americans supplied terrorist's in Afghanistan with stinger missiles same thing happening all over again in Ukraine, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wobG_68P_LE and https://ukraine-human-rights.org/ukrainian-nazi-battalion-azov-burns-antifascist-alive/ and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvrbSpbb4f4 and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGtanIzaY5w Nazis placed by the west in Ukrainian government started crating Nazi camps for children, basically grooving a generation of jihadists right in Europe on Russian border, you see if you take all that in consideration and that Ukraine president saying that he wants a nuke which they more that capable of making, Russia had no choice to take action now or in 5 / 10 years Russia would face brain washed generation that was made only for one thing, terror, that is suicide bombers just to start with, us created terrorist groups now spread all over the world as you know your self, this is what Russia fighting now, the future Nazi terrorist state that was known as Ukraine, now think about it and understand significance of Russia actions, saving Europe once again, did anyone ask how come hitlers army that killed millions of Israelis used ford engines?
What about Odessa Ukrainians burned 31 people alive in broad daylight didn't try to hide it and celebrated what they did… War has accidents but Ukrainians did it methodically and on purpose… And allowed the constant shelling of Donbas for 7yrs killing hundreds every year (Ukrainians killing Ukrainians) Also the Ukrainians cut off the water supply to Crimea by damming the only water source to Crimea … The list goes on of the CRIMES committed by Ukraine's against Russian speaking and Russian Orthodox Ukrainian Christians…………………………. All ignored by USA
In Syria war news channels were doing the exact same thing as today at the end people were killed and news channels made money!
Don’t watch this shit guys !!
As much as Dementia Joe is stuck in the 70's modeling his presidency on Jimmy Carter, only worse, the rest of America is not stuck in the cold war era. This is not Rocky IV, nor is it the Miracle On Ice. Americans have evolved beyond the once perpetual rivalry between the US and Russia. Conservatives, who are more prone to a war fighting ethos, must not fall into this ruse. Americans must unite to denounce this new Biden war. This fabricated nonsense must end now. Biden's interest in Ukraine is nothing more than preserving his money laundering haven. VP Biden assigned to fight corruption in Ukraine was a guise for participating in the corruption. Once Putin has control over Ukraine Biden's corruption will be revealled. That's really what this is about. Every single person in congress must be replaced this November if they do not do act to stop Joe Biden's insanity. Joe Biden is the biggest threat to America.
Ukrine was part of Russia for hundreds of years.
Ukrine was part of USSR before dismantling of USSR before 1991.
Foreign powers dismantled USSR in 1991.
How anyone take a stand?
Everything is fair in love and war my big question is how many countries did America destroy ?