27 Mar 2022

Russia Ukraine conflict: Impact of invasion on New York’s Little Odesa

Washington Correspondent

Odesa in Ukraine, has a namesake thousands of miles away – Little Odesa in New York.

The community in Brooklyn is home to America’s highest concentration of both Russian and Ukrainian immigrants, and it’s been profoundly shaken since the Kremlin’s forces marched into Ukraine just over a month ago.

The war has caused many people in this Russian-speaking neighbourhood to reflect on their identities.