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Strife over Ukraine conflict pulls Russian families apart

By Courtney Weaver

29 Apr 2022 · 4 min read

In the early days of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Olga Popova, a Moscow-based editor and analyst who opposes the war, tried to reason with her father Yevgeny, who backs it.

But the bombing by Russian forces of a Ukrainian maternity hospital in March drove their relationship to breaking point, she said.

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