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BlueBelle Sun 27-Feb-22 08:21:32

After watching the ITN news this morning there was a very emotional report from a lady reporter in Ukraine who was having to try hard not to cry, as it panned back onto news reader Charlene White, she was wiping a tear from her cheek I have never seen a news reader having to work so hard to stop their emotions , she did well but it shows how much this is effecting everyone. far and wide
The news is heartbreaking for Ukraine but for the Russians as well and all we can do is offer our hearts maybe money or goods but how ever much we talk about it we cannot stop the heartbreak, the death, the destruction it is all down to ONE MAN

Casdon Sun 27-Feb-22 08:25:48

Clive Myrie had a tear in his eye on the BBC News on Friday, I think the newsreaders are as shocked as the rest of us.

Katyj Sun 27-Feb-22 10:15:42

It must be very difficult sometimes for news presenters, it’s a wonder it doesn’t happen more often. Charlene has had a difficult week, her co presenter on loose women Brenda Edwards lost her son Jamal this week , very sudden and unexpected apparently. My heart goes out to them.

henetha Sun 27-Feb-22 10:23:29

I feel quite worried about Clive Myrie and other reporters in Ukraine now. They are so brave. How will they get out if they need to, with all flights stopped and all roads leading westwards heaving with people naturally trying to escape?

Blossoming Sun 27-Feb-22 11:12:06

I’m struggling but this, I feel like we are reliving the 1930s, only the names have changed. I’m so afraid for the world right now.

rockgran Sun 27-Feb-22 12:03:23

I've shed a few tears myself.

Aveline Sun 27-Feb-22 12:27:00

Somehow I feel that Lyce Doucet and Orla Guerin will be OK but I'm a bit worried about Clive Myrie. These two fearless female reporters have been through so many conflicts and dangerous situations. We're lucky to have them.

Gongoozler Sun 27-Feb-22 14:38:50

The reporters have a lot of courage!

Grandmadinosaur Sun 27-Feb-22 16:14:08

henetha

I feel quite worried about Clive Myrie and other reporters in Ukraine now. They are so brave. How will they get out if they need to, with all flights stopped and all roads leading westwards heaving with people naturally trying to escape?

I’ve been thinking the same. So so brave and a worry for there families at home watching the news reports.

Callistemon21 Sun 27-Feb-22 17:11:16

Aveline

Somehow I feel that Lyce Doucet and Orla Guerin will be OK but I'm a bit worried about Clive Myrie. These two fearless female reporters have been through so many conflicts and dangerous situations. We're lucky to have them.

I just saw Clive Myrie reporting from Kyiv and he is not wearing a helmet or flak jacket.

TwiceAsNice Mon 28-Feb-22 12:16:37

I’ve followed al the reports since last Thursday and am in awe of Ukraine.

Why hasn’t someone taken Putin out? Surely someone can assassinate him, the man is another Hitler, he is deranged !

crazygranny Mon 28-Feb-22 12:24:05

Despite all the shortages in the world we somehow never run out of a supply of horrible little men with delusions of importance and a total disregard for the suffering of humanity.

Skye17 Mon 28-Feb-22 12:58:19

crazygranny

Despite all the shortages in the world we somehow never run out of a supply of horrible little men with delusions of importance and a total disregard for the suffering of humanity.

True!

Doglessfornow Mon 28-Feb-22 13:17:14

Where is James Bond when we need him?

ALANaV Mon 28-Feb-22 13:21:44

So awful ...I have Russian friends who are worried about family still living in Russia .....not heard from them for some time and no way to get through to them ...........like most wars or conflicts, this is nothing the people of either Russia or Ukraine want, just the politicians as usual and its the people who suffer ....from what I have seen on TV it seems the people of Ukraine are rallying to the cause admirably, but it is so unnecessary and so sad it has come to this. Now he is threatening to put nuclear armaments on stand by ......the trouble is, if NATO countries go to help, it WILL definitely lead to a third world war ....so what we can all do to help is limited to helping the refugees by donations ....feels sad we can not do more

Fernhillnana Mon 28-Feb-22 13:31:07

My lovely doctor son admits he is lying awake at night worrying about the war. How horrible it all is.

EmilyHarburn Mon 28-Feb-22 13:35:01

Very very worrying. I remember VE day and an now it seems we are back to Chamberlain's 'Peace in our time speech.' I think that unless the West stands firm now we will be into World War 111 by autumn and it will be a nuclear war. I think that Putin has lost so much face that he may well just act like the 'baddie' in the Bond films and send a set of bombs to capital cities all over the world except of course China.

Alioop Mon 28-Feb-22 13:38:30

Just looking at those little kids faces is enough to make anyone weep. It's heartbreaking 💔

Seabreeze Mon 28-Feb-22 13:41:47

Twiceasnice. This is what I’ve been saying. Is his sanctuary totally impenetrable I wonder! What about our fabulous SAS.

Sheian62 Mon 28-Feb-22 13:54:38

I think there will be private experts working in Ukraine not in military fatigues, guiding them in the fight against the Russian enemy. I just hope that the negotiations between the politicians who are holding talks today will reach agreement. I never thought I would see war in Europe in my lifetime. Thought it was all behind us and lessons had been learned. Interesting how its usually greedy narcisstic men with egos who have no regard for the welfare of other humans.

grandtanteJE65 Mon 28-Feb-22 13:55:16

TwiceAsNice

I’ve followed al the reports since last Thursday and am in awe of Ukraine.

Why hasn’t someone taken Putin out? Surely someone can assassinate him, the man is another Hitler, he is deranged !

Probably because like Saddam Hussein and Hitler no-one is able to get near enough to him.

Attempts were made on the two dictators I have mentioned and probably on all and every other dictator. Most of them are paranoid and even those willing to risk their own lives to kill a dictator is highly unlikely to get near enough to him to accomplish the task.

I just hope Putin decides to visit the front, and one of his own shoots him in the back.

Alioop Mon 28-Feb-22 15:21:44

grandtanteJE65 hear hear! My thoughts exactly

BlueBelle Mon 28-Feb-22 15:28:01

Well some do get caught Salam Hussain and Col Gadaffe to name two maybe that will happen and can’t be soon enough

Dianehillbilly1957 Mon 28-Feb-22 15:31:29

Tears well up every time I see the news! Just delivered unwanted clothes and toiletries to local hall to be collected and taken on to Poland for the fleeing people.. At least I've been able to help a little bit, and that gives me a sense of doing something good..
Like the whole world, praying this is over quickly and Putrid Putin, this evil idiot is gotten rid of!!

Jens Mon 28-Feb-22 17:29:20

If I dare to jog people's history, all these historic tinpot dictators were just one man, where it all started.
The world is a different place than even 90 yes ago when Herr Hitler reared his ugly head.
We need to stop this wee little man, now. He's already done far too much damage in this world.