As civilians leave, fortress Kyiv grimly prepares for Russian advance

Army and civilians build barricades to catch Russian saboteurs, even if they won’t stop tanksRussia-Ukraine war: live newsAn army crane pulls concrete breeze blocks into the middle of the road. A group of youths empty shovel-loads of sand into sacks to make sandbags. Middle-aged men leave their families for long shifts out in the cold.Over the past week, these makeshift armed positions have sprung up with increasing speed on both major and minor roads on the routes into Kyiv. Continue reading…

Army and civilians build barricades to catch Russian saboteurs, even if they won’t stop tanks

An army crane pulls concrete breeze blocks into the middle of the road. A group of youths empty shovel-loads of sand into sacks to make sandbags. Middle-aged men leave their families for long shifts out in the cold.

Over the past week, these makeshift armed positions have sprung up with increasing speed on both major and minor roads on the routes into Kyiv.

Continue reading…

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