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phylny

phylny's Journal
phylny's Journal
March 21, 2022

Ninety-four-year-old neighbor died last week of

Covid pneumonia. I have no idea of she was vaccinated or not.

It’s not gone away. I will continue to mask and distance.

March 5, 2022

"Ukraine war: 'My city's being shelled, but mum won't believe me'"

(Looks like some Russian people are like Trump supporters - believers in "fake news" and propaganda):

"When I heard the first explosions, I ran out of the house to get my dogs from their enclosures outside. People were panicking, abandoning their cars. I was so scared," she says.

The 25-year-old has been speaking regularly to her mother, who lives in Moscow. But in these conversations, and even after sending videos from her heavily bombarded hometown, Oleksandra is unable to convince her mother about the danger she is in.

"I didn't want to scare my parents, but I started telling them directly that civilians and children are dying," she says.

"But even though they worry about me, they still say it probably happens only by accident, that the Russian army would never target civilians. That it's Ukrainians who're killing their own people."

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-60600487?xtor=AL-72-%5Bpartner%5D-%5Bbbc.news.twitter%5D-%5Bheadline%5D-%5Bnews%5D-%5Bbizdev%5D-%5Bisapi%5D&at_custom4=75CA3D38-9B8E-11EC-99E0-BBF14744363C&at_custom1=%5Bpost+type%5D&at_medium=custom7&at_campaign=64&at_custom2=twitter&at_custom3=%40BBCWorld

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