24 Apr 2022

Russia Ukraine conflict: Ukrainians try to celebrate Orthodox Easter in shadow of war

International Editor

In Ukraine today they marked Orthodox Easter.

Despite the constant threat of the war, people streamed into churches across the country.

But as the services proceeded the fighting continued, in the eastern Donetsk region two children were killed, and in Mariupol Russia continued to bomb the steelworks where hundreds of civilians and soldiers are still holed up.