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Article with Scott Radnitz: “‘It’s just terrifying to hear the news every day’: Ukrainians in Seattle fear for their homeland”

Image: The Seattle Times

February 25, 2022

“Reading the news. Calling family. Watching the news. Calling family. Making emergency plans. Calling family. Repeat.

“On Friday, President Joe Biden said he was “convinced” Russian President Vladimir Putin has decided to invade Ukraine and will target Kyiv, the capital.

“These are frightening times for the Seattle area’s Ukrainian community, as their home country stares at the looming possibility of a Russian invasion and widespread war. Even after eight years of war and border skirmishes following Russia’s invasion of Crimea, this time feels different. Ominous.”