Vuhledar takes its name, “gift of coal” in Ukrainian, from the mine on its outskirts. Consisting of a cluster of high-rise apartment complexes on an otherwise empty plain, the town’s elevation, exposure and tall buildings give defenders a distinct advantage. Updated Feb. 1, 2023, 1:31 a.m. ET The ill-fated November campaign was led by the […]
With the skies and ports closed, Ukraine’s railroads have been crucial to efforts to flee, to return, to keep the country going or to simply reclaim some semblance of normal life.