Ukrainian city challenges Russians as residents return home and swear: “We will win”

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It used to be a pretty town outside Kiev that has grown into a comfortable, modern commuter suburb of around 50,000 inhabitants. Now, the city of Bucha is synonymous with some of the worst horrors that have happened in Ukraine since then The Russians launched their invasion.

Officials say over 450 residents were murdered in cold blood by Russian forces and many more were injured. Others are terrified and forced to live in basements to save their skin during the five-week post-invasion Russian occupation. Most of the buildings were damaged, many destroyed.

The city of Bucha has become synonymous with some of the worst horrors that have occurred in Ukraine since the Russians began their invasion.

The city of Bucha has become synonymous with some of the worst horrors that have occurred in Ukraine since the Russians began their invasion.
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A little over five weeks later, the inhabitants of Bucha are returningchecking their homes, repairing damage and paving streets full of artillery.

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A casual market just outside the city center was buzzing when Fox News stopped.

“I’m really happy to be back,” said one customer.

A stall owner explained: “This is our life, earning money“helping people.”

Yet the dark Russian exploits were not far off.

When asked how ugly it was, another stall keeper explained that he had to be with his dogs and cats.

“I have no words,” she said, bursting into tears.

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Outside the town hall, there was a large group of locals. Services are a bit back in town, but many jobs they are gone and food and essentials are scarce.

An 89-year-old woman said she took refuge underground for two months.

She lived during the brutal second world war experience in Ukraine and said this year’s invasion “was worse”. She too couldn’t hold back her emotions.

The mayor of the city, Anatoliy Fedoruk, who bravely appeared in a video in early March with much of Bucha on fire, said he was determined to get the city back on its feet, at least to spite the Russians.

“It is our moral obligation to improve the city after all the atrocities,” he said.

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The mass grave where the victims of the Russian killings were laid is now a smooth patch of land near the church in the center of the city. The burnt tanks and armored vehicles of the Russian army, which withdrew in response to the Ukrainian 1 come on, now they’re piled up in a sack outside the city.

And the bodies that were scattered in a neighborhood nicknamed the “Street of Horrors” received proper funerals.

A man was seen repainting his front wall.

“Children Inside” was written in Russian to keep troops out, but it didn’t work.

A street resident, Alexey Cherkashin, said the bodies were left for 20 days because it was too dangerous to retrieve them.

He observed the beautiful spring weather with flowers and flowering trees. But, internally, the Ukrainians are harmed, especially as the war is still raging elsewhere.

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However, resident Alexey seemed steadfast.

“We will live,” he said, “and we will win.”

Many here can only hope.

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