How a former top Tory shepherded 1,000 Ukrainians to safety… – DailyMail

The road was littered with landmines bigger than dinner plates and I wondered how many desperate people – mothers carrying infants, old women in wheelchairs – would risk threading their way through them to reach safety.

Waiting on the other side of no man’s-land, in Ukrainian-controlled territory 500 yards away, I was about to find out. These innocent civilians were trapped in a village seized by Russian forces east of Ukraine’s besieged second city, Kharkiv, and knew that if left at the mercy of their invaders they faced potential starvation.

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