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Russian soldiers asked my parents, “Why are you leaving Ukraine?” – Olia Hercules

Alix Kroeger speaks to Olia Hercules, a London-based Ukrainian chef and food writer who has become an unexpected activist following the Russian invasion of her home country.

They discuss her parents’ recent escape, her reunion with them, her journey from writer to campaigner, and what British people can do – and cook – to welcome Ukrainians.

Donate to Olia's #CookForUkraine fundraiser here.

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