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This handout picture taken and released by the Ukrainian presidential press-service on January 28, 2022 shows Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky speaking during a news conference with foreign media in Kyiv.STR/AFP/Getty Images

While war rages around them in Ukraine, journalists from international outlets are relaying the news as it happens, using social media platforms like Twitter to give almost instant updates. These experienced reporters and photographers are offering both by-the-moment occurrences, as well as the necessary context and analysis needed in order to make sense of what’s been happening since Russia invaded the country this week.

Here’s a list of journalists to follow for the clearest picture of what’s happening in Ukraine:

Mark MacKinnon

The Globe’s senior international correspondent Mark MacKinnon has worked in Moscow, the Middle East, and Beijing, and is currently in Ukraine.

Nathan VanderKlippe

The Globe’s foreign correspondent Nathan VanderKlippe has worked across Asia and the U.S., and is currently based in Moldova.

Paul Waldie

Paul Waldie is The Globe’s European correspondent, currently working in Poland.

Nataliya Gumenyuk

A journalist specializing in international security, conflict reporting and human rights and the co-founder of the Ukrainian-British venture Public Interest Journalism Lab, Nataliya Gumenyuk is based in Kyiv.

Illia Ponomarenko

Illia Ponomarenko is the defense and security reporter for The Kyiv Independent and has reported about the war in eastern Ukraine since the conflict’s earliest days.

Nolan Peterson

Nolan Peterson is a war correspondent who’s been based in Ukraine since 2014.

Olga Tokariuk

Olga Tokariuk is a freelance correspondent for Spanish news agency EFE Noticias, based in Kyiv.

Sarah Rainsford

Sarah Rainford is the BBC’s Eastern Europe correspondent, who was expelled from Russia in 2021 because of her journalism.

Dan Rivers

Dan Rivers is an ITV News Correspondent, based in Ukraine.

Bryce Wilson

Bryce Wilson is an Australian photojournalist and documentary filmmaker who has covered Ukraine since 2015.

Christo Grozev

Christo Grozev is the executive director of Bellingcat, a Netherlands-based investigative journalism website.

Hanna Liubakova

Hanna Liubakova is a journalist based in Minsk, Belarus.

Valerie Hopkins

Valerie Hopkins is the Moscow correspondent for the New York Times, currently in Kyiv.

James Rothwell

James Rothwell is the Middle East correspondent for The Telegraph.

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