An Inside View of a Deadly Attack on a Ukrainian Rail Station
Nataliya Gumenyuk and Olena Nizhelska
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Survivors detail how a Russian missile strike disrupted the evacuation of civilians from the Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
The only way to evacuate large numbers of people from the frontline cities in the eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk was by railway. On April 8, 2022, the Russian army launched an attack on Kramatorsk station, disrupting the evacuation and turning into one of Russia’s bloodiest attacks of the war on Ukrainian civilians.
This testimony-based feature was created for New Lines Magazine.
Nataliya Gumenyuk is a founding member, editor, and lead journalist of TRP.
Olena Nizhelska is a TRP researcher.