March 8, 2022
… for every mother, what can be worse?Ukrainian Yelena Makarova crossed into Poland from Ukraine with her mother and teenage daughter – a few of the 2 million refugees fleeing the country.
- Makarova left her father, husband and brother behind in Ukraine.
- “Safe corridors” for civilian passage have not been widely established as Russian shelling continues.
- Why It Matters: “The number of refugees reached 2 million on Tuesday, according to the United Nations, the fastest exodus Europe has seen since World War II.” (Associated Press)
by Jenna Lee,