23:30: The last train to Bucharest | Russia-Ukraine war

It’s 22:00 on the prepare station in Suceava, Romania, lower than an hour’s drive from the Siret border with Ukraine.

On daily basis on the border crossing, a whole bunch, typically hundreds, of individuals fleeing the conflict go by means of on their seek for security.

And every single day, the variety of journalists and photographers hoping to doc their tales will increase.

However some 47km (29 miles) away within the station in Suceava, the environment is totally different – quieter, calmer.

As quickly as we enter the station, the grins of the younger volunteers serving to the refugees welcome us. Solely the distant sound of youngsters’s laughter interrupts the silence. We observe the sounds till we attain a corridor the place dozens of individuals with suitcases sit ready.

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