The Costs of the Russian Onslaught in Ukraine | The New Yorker


The Costs of the Russian Onslaught in Ukraine

The Costs of the Russian Onslaught in Ukraine

Destruction, brutality, and terrible loss in Bucha, Kharkiv, Irpin, and elsewhere.

via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/portfolio/05/09/the-costs-of-war

The invasion of Ukraine has been described as the first social-media war, and a key aspect of President Volodymyr Zelensky’s leadership has been his ability to rally his country, and much of the world, via Facebook, Telegram, TikTok, and Twitter. At the same time, war photographers in Bucha, Irpin, and beyond are working—in the tradition of Mathew Brady at Antietam or Robert Capa on Omaha Beach—to capture the grisly realities of what Vladimir Putin insists that his people call a “special military operation.”


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