Hundreds of miles to the east of Kyiv is what was once Ukraine’s second-largest city of Kharkiv. Now it’s largely emptied of its residents as the Russians pound it with artillery, causing widespread destruction and sparking fires. Special correspondent Jack Hewson and filmmaker Ed Ram traveled with fire brigades, whose already difficult jobs have become even more terrifying in the midst of war.
Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG
Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour
Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6
PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts