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Lee Durant3 weeks ago
A beautiful backdrop for @BBCWorld here in #Istanbul for Lavrov/Çavuşoğlu talks. What you see vs what I see, it’s @leedurant! https://t.co/4wb1Ck4dqw
Lee Durant3 weeks ago
Team Beirut operating in Turkey this week, hello #Istanbul! Every bit of decent camerawork I post over the next few days will belong to @leeduranthttps://t.co/WmeF8jO8dS
Lee Durant3 weeks ago
Love and miss this city so much #Istanbul https://t.co/1xmvzD6Y7e
Lee Durant3 weeks ago
Maxsym Lutsyk on the front line in #Donbas #Ukraine https://t.co/RVC8yIlsYF
Lee Durant3 weeks ago
Excellent report from @OrlaGuerin @wburema shot and edited by @colmonews in the #Donbas region of #Ukraine where the Russian offensive continues. https://t.co/QrgjN4dFJa
Lee Durant4 weeks ago
Another cracking piece from the Frontline in Ukraine by @sommervilletv @dcinfocus and @StuHollandEsq https://t.co/ybmmJ06S3S
Lee Durant1 month ago
Read: The faces from China’s Uyghur detention camps https://t.co/bMaU8vroaT via @BBCNews outstanding work by @TheJohnSudworth @ProducerKathy and team, piecing together masses of evidence from leaked police files from Xinjiang
Lee Durant1 month ago
“If the students ignore the warning shots and continue to try and escape, then the armed police shoot them dead.” The reality of what China says is voluntary training in Xinjiang - from China’s police files. By @TheJohnSudworth with @nyrola and I: https://t.co/vpCopbp2r8
Lee Durant1 month ago
Read: The Policeman who lost his family in a single Russian strike at the start of the war and went back to work three days later speaks to ⁦ @JamWaterhouse⁩ and ⁦ @4nnchor⁩ more heartbreaking testimony from the areas outside Kyiv. https://t.co/ExzAZLya6w
Lee Durant1 month ago
As #Hezbollah loses its majority in the #lebanonelections2022 my colleague @annaefoster says it's still powerful adding "its military wing operates outside the political structure, it really works as a state within a state." @BBCNews @BBCWorld https://t.co/IP5rJEFInV
Lee Durant1 month ago
Read: #Lebanon - Election results raise spectre of new power struggle… Excellently written summary of the #Lebanese election by ⁦ @annaefoster⁩ for ⁦ @BBCNews⁩ & ⁦ @BBCWorldhttps://t.co/gbNRqVYl46
Lee Durant2 months ago
Hours before the final polls open, read about the Lebanese voters hoping to pull their country back from the brink of chaos - and the desperate choices some of them are making. With ⁦ @_rachaelthorn⁩, ⁦ @leedurant⁩ and ⁦ @raffiberg⁩. https://t.co/Oqgdkp1jXA
Lee Durant2 months ago
As the Lebanese electorate prepare to vote this weekend, some are hopeful for fundamental change to the establishment while thousands leave searching for a better life overseas. Our @BBCWorld Pre-Election report with @annaefoster excellently produced by @_rachaelthorn https://t.co/tTnsjUZf3z
Lee Durant2 months ago
On World Press Freedom Day, remember those who are in places like Ukraine risking it all to show you what is happening. Most aren’t on camera, but behind the scenes, filming, getting satellite dishes to work, setting up interviews, driving, watching our back. #WPFD2022 https://t.co/gXo3NNKEa6
Lee Durant2 months ago
Read: A Ukrainian father's terrifying journey to a Russian prison and back. Story & Pictures by ⁦ @joelmgunterhttps://t.co/UM3O3f20Dj
Lee Durant2 months ago
Watch: Ukrainians flock to get Patriotic Tattoos https://t.co/J80iaUtC81
Lee Durant2 months ago
Brilliantly put together digital report about the perils of being a fast food delivery rider in India by ⁦ @Anshul_Verma__⁩ for ⁦ @BBCWorldhttps://t.co/zagpxPyPtF
Lee Durant2 months ago
"We don't understand how you can make money out of blood" Our interview with Ukraine's President Zelensky @ZelenskyyUa - filmed deep in his HQ building, at the heart of the resistance against Russia's invasion. With @CliveMyrieBBC @Claudia_Journo @4nnchor & Christian Parkinson https://t.co/N1twPShdyg
Lee Durant2 months ago
Watch: beautifully shot but incredibly sad report from @CliveMyrieBBC focussing on one family’s story of Russian occupation in #Bucha just outside #Kyiv #Ukraine. Camerawork by @DeeMcIlveen https://t.co/ka6CKkUieF
Lee Durant3 months ago
Read: Collecting the dead in Bucha… more heartbreaking testimony from the areas outside #Kyiv #Ukraine left in tatters by Russian soldiers. Written by ⁦ @joelmgunterhttps://t.co/u7uPNvrm2R
Lee Durant3 months ago
Watch: Three war crimes in Bucha which reflect the senseless murder of Ukrainians by Russian troops | ITV News… Very impressive report from ⁦ @danriversitv⁩ on tonight’s ⁦ @itvnews⁩ at Ten https://t.co/cOTMlic2p3
Lee Durant3 months ago
Read: Incredible, historical analysis, comment and comparison from ⁦ @fergalkeane47⁩ ⁦ @BBCWorld⁩ ⁦ @BBCNews⁩. Will our species ever learn to change our ways? https://t.co/xJRsDo0aBN
Lee Durant3 months ago
Thanks to all in the car and edit room in last six weeks @thewhirlinzim @ProducerKathy @leedurant @MarianaMatveic1 @Ukr_SoloWay plus Fred Scott (great stills on Instagram frederickbscott) and Marcus, Hanna and Tommo
Lee Durant3 months ago
Just crossed into Poland from Ukraine. Thanks to everyone who sent support and appreciation for our reporting. It’s been very heartening. I’d like to say Ukrainians are over the worst, but cannot. The invasion has put them through hell. But their strong response has stung...
Lee Durant3 months ago
6. 'Mariupol is a graveyard': Evacuees recount terror of Russian assault https://t.co/SYZivTFQkM
Lee Durant3 months ago
Read: Ukraine mother: I saw my daughter killed, then was held captive in basement for 24 days. Heartbreaking testimony as @annaefoster interviews Viktoria who lost her husband and daughter in a brutal Russian attack. https://t.co/ScR4mHZJyZ
Lee Durant3 months ago
What's it like reporting on the war in Ukraine? BBC Correspondent James Waterhouse shares his experience with @RizLateef: @JamWaterhouse https://t.co/lY7GTLqr9l
Lee Durant3 months ago
Death and destruction are expected during a conflict. But what’s happened in #Bucha violates the rules of war and humanity. With @imo_anderson @anastasiia_lev @dariasipigina @sanjayganguly Contains distressing images. https://t.co/mJdM1nev2y
Lee Durant3 months ago
BBC’s Middle East Editor @BowenBBC reflects on six weeks of War in Ukraine. Our piece from the Six o’clock @BBCNews last night, produced by the amazing @producerkathy https://t.co/kAaTuSIdbe
Lee Durant3 months ago
One paragraph, in one Russian paper, can say a lot about how the authorities here create an alternative reality around what’s happening in Ukraine. #ReadingRussia @BBCNews @BBCWorld #Ukraine https://t.co/gDSmZSA5tD
Lee Durant3 months ago
Ukraine: Six weeks of devastation and defiance as world grapples with the crisis Written by ⁦ @BowenBBChttps://t.co/CSvVDs6IP1
Lee Durant3 months ago
Ukraine War: 'Russian soldiers held us as human shields'… our online report written by ⁦ @BowenBBC⁩ produced by ⁦ @ProducerKathy⁩ translations by ⁦ @MarianaMatveic1⁩ and stills by me. https://t.co/azbpt0jpUw
Lee Durant3 months ago
Continuing to expose the atrocities and apparent war crimes committed by Russia’s army. Journalism of the utmost importance from @BowenBBC @ProducerKathy @leedurant https://t.co/RYinTxHKvQ
Lee Durant3 months ago
Clear evidence that Russians used civilians as human shields, found on a road trip north from Kyiv towards Belarus. So many bridges down and roads mined it took two days prod @producerkathy shot/edit @leedurant translation local production @marianamatveic1 https://t.co/0M6fj84JmD
Lee Durant3 months ago
Our TV report from #Borodianka #Ukraine Terrible levels of destruction. Full extent of what happened to civilians yet to emerge, as many bodies said to be buried under rubble. Shot and cut by @leedurant producer @producerkathy translation and local production @MarianaMatveic1 https://t.co/X76xBCsaOS
Lee Durant3 months ago
Watch: Our desperately sad story from @BowenBBC just outside Kyiv, about Iryna, a woman whose son was killed by Russian soldiers. We were the first outsiders she'd seen since the Russians left her village on Friday. Shot and edited by me, Produced by @producerkathy for...
Lee Durant3 months ago
Did not get the chance to tweet this report when it aired last Friday - graphic evidence of possible Russian war crimes outside Kyiv. Bodies have now been collected. Ukrainians say they've found 410 bodies in towns near Kyiv. We will retain all video and...
Lee Durant3 months ago
Desperately sad story from just outside Kyiv, about a woman called Iryna whose son was killed by Russian soldiers. We were the first outsiders she'd seen since the Russians left her village on Friday. Shot and edited by @leedurant. Produced by @producerkathy https://t.co/vKE1tjL1kf
Lee Durant3 months ago
Stepan was 2 years old when his home, to the North of Kyiv, was hit by a #Russian missile - a possible #warcrime. His family gave us these photos. His Dad Oleg told us Stepan went to bed with new sheets because he wanted...
Lee Durant3 months ago
Lee Durant3 months ago
Got to Hostomel airport NW of Kyiv day after the Russians pushed out. Immense damage. This had been fought over since first day of the war when the Russians landed airborne troops here for the move forward to Kyiv that never was. camera/edit @leedurant @producerkathy...
Lee Durant3 months ago
#Watch our @BBCNews report tonight from #Ukraine produced for @bbcnewsten with @BowenBBC and @ProducerKathy. Ukrainian soldiers have finally been able to access the scene where civilians were killed more than three weeks ago attempting to flee the area. WARNING disturbing content https://t.co/HW0rYBbOMG
Lee Durant3 months ago
Absolute pleasure and privilege to work this morning on @BBCr4today with @bbclysedoucet about latest events in #Ukraine and a flavour of #Kyiv. With the help of brilliant @Anastasiia_Lev and photos by @leedurant https://t.co/GFhdOB91G4
Lee Durant3 months ago
Horrifying, distressing to report - on a highway west of Kyiv, we went to see the evidence of retreating Russian troops - and found evidence that could amount to war crimes. For @BBCr4today with @BowenBBC @leedurant https://t.co/C4Bn2i8Sol
Lee Durant3 months ago
Terrific teams behind cameras in #Kyiv -Wassim Sadi ⁦ @4nnchor⁩ ⁦ @leedurant⁩ ⁦ @wburema⁩ Robbie Wright ⁦ @Anastasiia_Lev⁩ ⁦ @katepeters⁩ ⁦ @n_sosnytska⁩ (missing ⁦ @ProducerKathy⁩ ⁦ @goktay⁩ Fred Scott) Tk you for your skills & spirit! https://t.co/iV1geT9dNE
Lee Durant3 months ago
Our @BBCNews reports tonight from #Ukraine as aired on #bbcnewsten My reporting wouldn’t be possible without much hard work by many valued colleagues in London and here in Ukraine. Tonight great work by @ProducerKathy and @leedurant https://t.co/IW4bMCioXv