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The on-the-ground reporting from Ukraine over the past three weeks has been stunning. It’s also been extraordinarily dangerous.
Take the Associated Press story that riveted readers this week with its firsthand observations from the southern seaport Mariupol, site of the horrifying maternity hospital bombing and a relentless days-long besiegement of shooting and shelling. It began:
“The bodies of the children all lie here, dumped into this narrow trench hastily dug into the frozen earth of Mariupol to the constant drumbeat of shelling.”