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Ukrainians say they were pressured to register babies as Russian during occupation

Natalia Lukina looks out the window as she holds her baby Kateryna, who was born during the Russian occupation, next to her mother Olha inside their house just 1.5 kilometers away from Russian positions across the Dnipro river, amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, in Antonivka, Kherson region, Ukraine, February 23, 2023. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Kherson, Ukraine Reuters The moment her grand-daughter was born, Olha Lukina, 65, rushed to a registry office. It was one of the last still providing Ukrainian citizenship for newborns in the southern city of Kherson which was then under Russian occupation. Baby Kateryna became Ukraine’s newest citizen that day in May, born into one of […]