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Stunning visual coverage of the war in Ukraine has earned The Associated Press three first prize trophies at the 29th Bayeux Calvados-Normandy Award for war correspondents.
The recent recapturing of territory from the Russians in the Kharkiv region by the Ukrainian armed forces has raised a question: Should AP use the term “liberated” for these towns and villages?
Sabra Ayres, a longtime foreign correspondent with extensive experience covering Ukraine, Russia and Eastern Europe, has been named The Associated Press’ Chief Correspondent for Ukraine.
In a memo to staff on Tuesday, Vice President and Head of Global News Gathering Paul Haven and News Director for Europe and Africa James Jordan announced a key appointment:
There has been some discussion about whether to term the fighting in Ukraine a “war.” The AP is using the word, and here is why: