In Sloviansk and Kramatorsk, evacuations continue before the Russian offensive

By bus or train, the inhabitants of the twin cities of Kramatorsk and Sloviansk continue to be evacuated before a Russian offensive is announced to be imminent and massive in this region of eastern Ukraine. Around 8 o’clock on this rainy Tuesday, a green and yellow bus in the colors FC Kramatorsk, a second division … Read more

In a Ukrainian village, on the trail of the bodies of the Russian occupation

In the collection of corpses in the Ukrainian village Andriivka there is a ritual: First a yellow question mark is marked on the house, then the police arrive to dig up the grave. Finally, the relatives are confronted with the sad discovery. Some of them are stoic and resigned to the remains of a loved … Read more

In the Eastern DRC, it is banality and horror of daily rapes

“They raped me on the side of the road. And my 12-year-old daughter too,” Alice says in short sentences (whose first name, like the others’ victims, has been changed), 28, in a room listening to the hospital in Masisi in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. “We went back from my mother-in-law’s … Read more

In Boutcha, the residents return after the departure of the “bastards”

Hanna Predko had fled Boutcha, was bombed and then occupied for a month by Russian soldiers, accused of having committed atrocities there. On Thursday, she returned home, “happy” that the Ukrainian army had “chased these bastards away.” With her three children, she left the city after the first bombings on 24 February. She sought refuge … Read more