Voices: Ukraine a country aching with anguish

March 30, 2015 6:17 PM

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Voices: Ukraine a country aching with anguish

KIEV, Ukraine – Everywhere I went during my recent visit to Ukraine, I ran into people heartbroken about what war with Russian-backed separatists has done to their country.

I encountered tears in Odessa, Mariupol, Donetsk, Amvrosiivka, Vasylkiivka and Kiev, government- and separatist-held towns where the brutality of the conflict and the likelihood it will last seemed to be setting in. Everywhere, the sadness was accompanied by financial fear. Yet the war has caused fe...

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