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One-minute silence to mark a year since Russia invaded Ukraine
Tomorrow there will be a national one minute silence for Ukraine to mark a year since Russia invaded. This was published on the UK government website.
Have the people of Norwich forgotten what has happened in Ukraine?
We asked in Norwich whether the invasion of Ukraine has dropped off the news agenda.
Rehoming Ukrainian refugees
After a year since Russia invaded Ukraine, a Norfolk MP has asked that people take in refugees with their “eyes open.”
Community church helping Ukrainians learn English
The community church in Aylesham, jubilee family centre, are helping Ukrainians learn English.
More coming later on this.
Does the UK need to do more to help Ukraine?
The UK offer just below 200 euros a month to refugees, which is 12th highest in the list.
Do the UK need to do more? We went into Norwich to find out.
Cafe helping refugees and asylum seekers
Joe Bunker spoke to Sumeyhat, who volunteers at a the Zainab project helping refugees and asylum seekers develop their skills for future employment.
Ukrainian student: “Your life stopped. Completely.”
Tetania Symchych is a student in Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University currently doing an independent study year in London. She talked about how the invasion has impacted her
Ukrainian student: “I’ve had people on social media… tell me that I’m a coward, that I’m a draft dodger.”
Oleskii Burov moved to the UK but his family remain in Kyiv. We spoke to him about being away from his family and home country whilst it is being invaded.
Timeline of Russia Invasion
Russian President Vladimir Putin launches an invasion of Ukraine from the North, East and South. He said the “special military operation” is aimed at “demilitarization and “denazification.”