For Ukrainians in Oregon, war is a nightmare

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues into a second month, Ukrainians and Ukrainian Americans in Oregon are still having trouble wrapping their minds around what they’re seeing and hearing on the news.
Russia and Ukraine have a long history as “brotherly nations,” explains Oregonian/OregonLive reporter Fedor Zarkhin, who speaks Russian and has spent time living and working in Ukraine. On the latest episode of Beat Check with The Oregonian, Zarkhin talks about local Ukrainians’ anxiety over their loved ones across the ocean, what they’re doing to help and to maintain awareness of the conflict, and more.
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