Caroline Gutman

The Washington Post: As bombs fall, a Ukrainian professor teaches economics — and survival

Iryna Pyenska, a professor at Kharkiv National University, didn't expect to be teaching in the middle of the night from her daughter's kitchen. As Russia began invading Ukraine, she and her elderly mother escaped from their hometown of Kharkiv, flying to Philadelphia where her daughter and her family live.

Reporting by Sydney Trent

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