A weary disdain greets the drum roll of battle on Kyiv’s chilly boulevards. Cautious of Russia’s intent however suspicious of American warnings of imminent invasion, the individuals present little signal of both panic or a lot preparation as they contemplate what destiny might come their method.
They’re bored with the overseas media protection that for weeks has charted the Kremlin’s troop build-up on their borders. Fairly than a way of concern, most residents of the Ukrainian capital really feel as an alternative the stress of out of the blue altering home particulars, and the strain of a shape-shifting future over which they haven’t any management.
“I’ve given up listening to overseas media: it causes me an anxiousness that I can not reply to or alleviate,” stated Serhii Yerchuk, the proprietor of