Ukraine: Indian medical students return to war-torn country
18 March 2023 | 10:46 am
Thousands of Indian medical students left Ukraine after Russia's full-scale invasion last year. Some have since opted to complete their studies elsewhere. Others had no choice but to go back to the battered country.
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