Singaporeans who stand with Ukraine

(Clockwise from top left) Mr Rudy Taslim and his wife Lam Bao Yan, former actor Ix Shen, Mr Priveen Suraj Santakumar and Mr Charanjit Singh Walia, and Mr Matthew Tan. PHOTOS: KUA CHEE SIONG, IX SHEN, CHARANJIT SINGH WALIA, MATTHEW TAN
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SINGAPORE – Some Singaporeans have been travelling to Ukraine and its neighbouring countries like Poland to pitch in and support victims of war.

As the 24-hour news cycle and social media amplified images of war in the days and weeks following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on Feb 24, these volunteers decided to act. Most of them had experience in overseas humanitarian work. A large proportion of them were motivated by their faith, whether Sikh or Christian, to alleviate what suffering they could.

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