At 0145 hrs on 19/4/2022, the whole of the Ukraine woke up because of the air rade sirens. It seems the Russians just took it up a notch and started their full scale offensive of the Luhansk and Donetsk Oblasts (provinces). Each time when I realize it’s getting considerably worse, my heart sinks a little deeper. I have seen the saddening consequences of war for individual people in the conflict zones. And for myself, I simply want to go on with my pre-war life and be done with all of this. But, we’ve got work to do, and truck #9 is arriving in the morning, so I have to try and get some sleep. The marathon has only just begun.
Received by Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of the Netherlands.
It was an honor to be received by Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of the Netherlands, just hours after I returned from...