Ukrainians in S'pore rally to raise funds, awareness of humanitarian crisis over Russia's invasion

Ms Yulia Marishchuk (left) and Ms Maria Kropyvianska (right) with her family. PHOTOS: ALPHONSUS CHERN, COURTESY OF MARIA KROPYVIANSKA
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SINGAPORE - Ms Maria Kropyvianska waits anxiously in her Newton flat every morning to receive confirmation over WhatsApp that her parents in Ukraine are safe.

The 31-year-old's parents are currently in Vasylkiv, a small Ukrainian city where an oil depot was hit by missiles on Feb 27 and whose military airfield Russian forces have tried to seize.

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