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27-year-old refugee Ludmyla Chyrkova is heading home

Ukrainians are returning to the capital Kyiv as Russian troops withdraw and the threat of fighting increases elsewhere.

An arduous physical journey, the emotional journey can be just as difficult.

27-year-old Ludmyla Chyrkova struggled with her decision since leaving on the second day of the war.

In this video diary for the BBC she explains why she has to return to her home city.


Edited by Daisy Walsh.

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