But amid those images of destruction and displacement, so also have emerged pictures of hope and humanity.
On Monday, foreign correspondent Trey Yingst, on the ground in Ukraine, departed from his battle reporting to highlight a tender scene of love and caring set in the background of the beleaguered resources city of Kiev.
In an article on Twitter, Yingst shared this video of a girl on the street cradling a cat in her arms– offering the pet comfort, and no question receiving it back in kind– while air raid sirens sound out a chilling alarm system.
It’s unclear if the lady recognized the cat previously or if they were just recently acquainted, however programs of compassion amid an ongoing bombardment aren’t limited to pets.
Yingst provided yet another video clip, this time revealing an older gentleman feeding pigeons while war wages on around them.
” Humanity continues,” Yingst wrote:
These scenes, of course, are simply brief peeks at acts of kindness during an attempting time for Ukrainians– and there are, no doubt, countless others taking place each day, undocumented by a reporter’s camera.
Along with those unsung pet lovers, rescue organizations are working to assist animals and their owners in light of ongoing occasions in Ukraine. Click here to learn more regarding the work being done there, and to find out how you can help.