'The doubts about him were completely dehumanising him': Mark Padun finds respect in midst of Ukrainian war

The 25-year-old won a race just four days into the Russian invasion in his country

Mark Padun
(Image credit: Getty)

There is no upside or no positive to the war in Ukraine.

But if there are some consolations to be taken from Russia's invasion of its neighbouring country, it's in the world's empathetic response to the situation, the realisation that if people in eastern Europe can be victims of a war, we all could be too.

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