The night of February 24th, 2022 marked a new chapter in European history. Russian tanks rolled into Ukraine, marking the start of a deadly conflict that would span across the continent. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz called it a “flagrant breach of international law,” and the world watched in horror as the situation escalated.
This documentary follows the conflict through the eyes of reporters on the front lines. DW correspondents have been covering the conflict from Kyiv, Lviv, Odesa, and other locations, bringing viewers up-to-the-minute updates on the shifting battlefield. The documentary covers how the conflict developed, the humanitarian crisis it spawned, and the international response to the Russian invasion. This conflict has impacted millions of people globally, and this documentary aims to bring viewers a deeper understanding of the impact of war on civilians, the geo-political ramifications of the conflict, and the dangers of disregarding international law. A must-watch for anyone seeking to understand one of the darkest chapters in European history.