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Some time ago, in one of the many threads about Ukraine (I think), there was a link to a youtube video with an American interviewing refugees from Mariupol. I seem to have lost the link, and can't find it. Does this ring a bell to anyone?
by fjallstrom on Sun Apr 10th, 2022 at 04:52:17 PM EST
There were many convoys af cars and busses and dozens of interviews. From Mariupol citizens tried to escape to Melitopol and Zaporizhzhia. The bus convoys mostly organized by the Red Cross. I don't recall in particular an American reporter. Was it an individual or a family or a large group.

'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Sun Apr 10th, 2022 at 05:26:37 PM EST
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I think the linked interview was him going around a refugee camp (mostly tents). Blondish American, speaking Russian but slowly and clearly with an accent. He had more videos on his youtube, including from inside Mariupol. I have forgotten his name, and my searches yields nothing.
by fjallstrom on Sun Apr 10th, 2022 at 06:50:24 PM EST
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Extensive reporting by Richard Engel near Kyiv for NBC News.

Some of the traumatized residents fleeing the besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol arrived in Zaporizhzhia and found food and shelter in a supermarket that is being temporarily used as a refugee center. [Source Reuters]

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Sun Apr 10th, 2022 at 07:43:10 PM EST
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Demographic and political orientation of the city residents changed significantly and predictably after the Maidan nationalists launched the civil war ("Russo-Ukrainian War") with Donetsk "separatists"--48.7:44.4 in 2002 to 59:33 in 2017, respectively; and from Opposition Bloc majority local representation to exclusion from representation in the Rada. Which implies, years before the Red Cross sought a "humanitarian corridor" for refugees (to UAF quartered Zaporizhzhia [sic] city and oblast), at least 10% of "ethnic-Russian" speakers escaped Mariupol--points west and east--as "ethnic Ukrainians" migrated into the city with the UAF-trained NATO advisors. [wikiwtf: Zaporizhia].

Lancaster speaks with "ethnic-Russians" under siege--women, children, the infirm; Engler speaks for those "Ukranians" on route to Kiev.
archived: "Zaporizhia, 230 kilometers from Mariupol"

by Cat on Sun Apr 10th, 2022 at 10:40:15 PM EST
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He struck me as a Pepe Escobar wannabe. I may be wrong. But he's visibly on the payroll.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II
by eurogreen on Sun Apr 10th, 2022 at 10:01:51 PM EST
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by Cat on Sun Apr 10th, 2022 at 07:07:33 PM EST
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