Australian GP Natalia Peker rescues mum from Russian-occupied Ukraine

Sophie Bennett
By Sophie Bennett
April 19 2022 - 9:00pm
Escaping invasion: Dr Peker's mother two days after she arrived safely in Australia following rescue efforts to get her out of the Russian-occupied Ukraine city of Kherson. Photo: Natalia Peker.

When Russian military forces invaded Ukraine on February 24, the southern city of Kherson was among the first to come under hostile occupation.

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Sophie Bennett

Sophie Bennett

Journalist

Sophie is a general reporter for the Goulburn Post and Southern Highland News. Email: sophie.bennett@austcommunitymedia.com.au Phone: 0409 237 628