A woman collects wood for heating September 19 from a destroyed school where Russia's forces were based in Izyum, Ukraine. Ukraine recaptured the area earlier in September. (© Evgeniy Maloletka/AP Images)

Life in Russia-occupied Ukraine

13 January, 2023 | News

The Kremlin seeks to undermine all aspects of civilian life in Ukraine. Some examples of Russia-imposed measures and the resilience the people of Ukraine continue…

Прогулка в карете по главной улице в Вифлееме, штат Пенсильвания, пятница, 6 декабря 2019 года. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

U.S. Towns Named for Christmas

24 December, 2022 | Culture, News

Whether by accident or inspiration, certain towns across the United States — from North Pole, Alaska, to Christmas Cove, Maine, and Garland, Texas — get…