A generation of Ukrainians who knew of war only from history books and the stories of their grandparents has been forced to prepare to fight, and some are choosing to do it with the partners they were building their lives with only weeks ago.
"I am very, very worried for Ukraine. First and foremost, this may lead to a long-term conflict that will completely destroy the health system," Lucica Ditiu, a Romanian physician and the Executive Director of the Stop TB Partnership in Geneva, was quoted as saying.
Some soon-to-be refugees felt unable to take their pets further. Zalypskyy estimates his shelter has taken in 1,500 animals since the war began, from migrants and shelters in "hot spots" to the east.
The 21-year-old Palestinian woman is now back with her family in Rafah, a town in southern Gaza, after fleeing Kharkiv, a city in northeastern Ukraine.
Limanowski is the first school in town to have launched such a programme, but others are due to follow soon. Wyrozembski stressed that it was his teachers who took the lead on the initiative once refugees began flooding Poland.
Russia has recognised the breakaway territories in Donetsk and Luhansk as independent states, though the rest of the world considers them part of Ukraine.
On average, every day over the last 20 days in Ukraine, more than 70,000 children have become refugees," James Elder, spokesman for the UN children's agency UNICEF, told reporters in Geneva.
Lviv has been under attack from Vladimir Putin’s army in recent weeks. Earlier this month, a Russian missile attack on the western city left at least seven people dead.
With schools closed, high demand for volunteer work, and the absence of men, women's unpaid care burden has increased significantly.
Opec and its allies have no choice but to remain proactive given the uncertainties that face the market, the Saudi Arabian oil minister said. “The market has been subject to some extreme shocks and if it were not for the proactive approach and the pre-emptive steps that Opec+ adopted, these shocks would have created havoc in oil