Game of Battleship, blackout in Kyiv, finding dignity: Photojournalist on Ukraine

This view is near the front line in Irpin, Ukraine. Credit: © 2022 Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times.

Marcus Yam, LA Times foreign correspondent and photojournalist, is in Ukraine. He describes the dangers and importance of the job, how eerie Kyiv is right now, and coming across civilians who’ve died.

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