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Behind the Story: How three Washington Post journalists are covering Ukraine on the ground

By Kanyakrit Vongkiatkajorn

04 Mar 2022 · 1 min read

The Washington Post has been covering the escalating war in Ukraine closely, with multiple correspondents based in Ukraine and other teams around the world covering developments 24/7. We spoke to Moscow correspondent Isabelle Khurshudyan, video journalist Whitney Leaming and staff photographer Salwan Georges. The three have been reporting together on the front lines of the conflict in eastern Ukraine. They spoke to us from Dnipro, after leaving Kharkiv as heavy shelling hit the city on Monday.

We spoke to each person over the phone. Interviews have been edited for length and clarity.

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