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Ukrainians in Egypt share dreadful moments of Russian invasion

Ukrainians in Egypt are doing what they can to help or support their families back in Ukraine.
A woman arriving from Odessa looks out from a carriage window at a train station in Lviv, western Ukraine, as she prepares to continue her journey to Slovakia on March 3, 2022.

Ukrainian Liliia Diduk was awakened at 7 a.m. on Feb. 24 by nonstop text messages from her friends telling her that Russian President Vladimir Putin had ordered his forces to invade her country.

Diduk, who has lived in Cairo for the past eight years, could not have imagined that the tensions between the two countries, which have been ongoing for many years, would have reached the point of an invasion. 

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