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Ukrainians' plea as refugees unable to find home in city

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29.07.2022

A terrified Ukrainian woman living in Norwich has begged the city not to forget her country's plight.

For months families in the war-torn nation have lived through nights of shelling, wondering if they would see daylight again.

It comes as Russian forces have taken control of Ukraine's second biggest power plant.

Natalia Scott spends her days frightened for her mother, who calls her from a village in Ukraine reported seeing missiles from her bedroom window.

Having lived in Sprowston with her husband Gordon since 2017, the Ukrainian mum-of-one is doing everything she can to support refugees fleeing the conflict.

Mrs Scott, 44, has called on the Fine City to remember the daily strife of those in Ukraine.

Local militiaman Valery carries a child as he helps a fleeing family across a bridge destroyed by artillery, on the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine. - Credit: AP

She said: "There seems to be a lot less attention in the UK than there used to be. I would probably expect that if the war was slowing down or we were close to victory.

"But that is unfortunately not the........

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