“My bathroom is the last part of my apartment that Putin did not destroy”
A GRAN trapped near the Ukrainian front line was forced to sleep on a chair in her bathroom as it was the only room in her bombed-out apartment safe from shelling.
Vera Hurovaya and her husband Vladimir Krupenya live in the last remaining apartment block on the outskirts of Kharkiv.
Neighbors fled the Saltivka neighborhood, a vacant lot due to incessant Russian shelling.
But Vera, 73, and Vlad, 83, have nowhere to go. The exhausted couple told The Sun they had slept on wooden stools in the cramped, candle-lit bathroom since Vladimir Putin’s troops invaded on February 24.
Their beleaguered home overlooking no man’s land is only 2½ miles from the Russian positions.
They can’t even lie in their bath as they keep it full of water for drinking, cooking and bathing as the taps rarely work.
And they’re too frail to rush for underground shelter as rockets, missiles and tank bombardment crash in day and night.
Their harrowing account came as Russian forces blew up five train stations in central and western Ukraine hours after US Secretary of State Antony Blinken traveled by train to the capital kyiv.
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