How Ukrainian Civilians Risked Their Lives to Help Win the Battle for Kyiv

NOVYI BYKIV, Ukraine — As Ukrainian forces battled to repel Russian troops from the Kyiv area, Ukrainian villagers along Highway 7 fought their way: calling for Ukrainian artillery attacks into a key lifeline that Russia had mapped out for the assault on the capital.

At great risk to themselves, the villagers shared their Google map tips and locations with the local authorities, turning the highway running between the Russian and Kyiv border into a major failure in terms of logistics for Moscow. The intelligence they gathered helped bring Ukrainian firepower into many Russian units.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-ukrainian-civilians-risked-their-lives-to-help-win-the-battle-for-kyiv-11652002200 How Ukrainian Civilians Risked Their Lives to Help Win the Battle for Kyiv

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