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It appears like eternally because the battle in Ukraine started, however it hasn’t even been a yr; Russian tanks rolled throughout the border in February, simply ten months in the past. But what was as soon as headline information has now blurred into the background for many of us, a battle that for the remainder of the world is now simmering three scrolls down the entrance web page of a information web site.
For the tens of hundreds of thousands of individuals nonetheless immediately affected by the battle, although, little has modified! Ukrainians are nonetheless underneath siege, their lands nonetheless invaded, their armed forces nonetheless locked in a wrestle towards a nation that inside residing reminiscence was nonetheless thought-about a superpower.
And whereas the previous couple of months have seen Ukraine achieve the higher hand on the frontlines, Putin’s rising desperation has additionally led to a swap in ways. With swift battlefield features now a factor of the previous, Russia has begun attacking Ukrainian cities with drones and missiles, hoping to not solely knock out the nation’s fragile energy community (world leaders pledged practically $500 million simply this week to assist hold the lights on) but additionally inflict terror on the civilian inhabitants.
Amidst all this, Ukranians are nonetheless attempting to stay their lives. Together with Frogwares, the builders finest recognized for his or her work on the Sherlock Holmes sequence of video games. We’ve written about their scenario earlier than, first for a miraculous Swap launch given the circumstances, then for some much-needed assist “relocating staff to safer areas”.
Right this moment, the group have shared a lot of photographs and tales on Twitter displaying what the battle appears to be like like in December 2022 for many who don’t have luxurious of ignoring it on the information. I’m sharing them beneath, however for those who’d moderately see them because the HellSite supposed, you could find the thread right here.
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