Russia-Ukraine warfare: Nobel prize winner sells medal to help Ukrainian children

Washington: The Nobel Peace Prize medal, owned by Dmitry Muratov, editor-in-chief of Russian information outlet Novaya Gazeta, was offered at an public sale within the United States for USD 103.5 million, Heritage Auctions stated. All the cash raised might be given to UNICEF to assist all international locations internet hosting Ukrainian refugees, together with Poland, Russia, Germany, Moldova, Slovenia, the Czech Republic and Hungary, Muratov stated earlier than the beginning of the public sale

Muratov received the medal in 2021.”Russian Nobel Prize winner sells medal #HERITAGELIVE #DmitryMuratov, EIC of Russian information outlet #NovayaGazeta, with HA, auctioned his 2021 #NobelPeacePrize to profit UNICEF`s baby refugee fund. It offered for $103,500,000 HA labored to make sure the profitable bid is already in #UNICEF`s possession,” (sic) Heritage Auctions tweeted.

Dmitry Muratov and Maria Ressa had been the 2021 joint recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize, acknowledged for “their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace.”

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Despite the compelled closure of his information outlet, Novaya Gazeta, he works tirelessly to make an affect, most just lately with charities delivering life-saving drugs to children.Now, he’s asking everybody to be part of him in a marketing campaign to help the children of Ukraine displaced by warfare.

The full scope of the Ukrainian refugee disaster is tough to quantify and much exceeds every other refugee disaster in Europe since World War II. As of May twenty fourth, the United Nations estimates 6.6 million refugees have left Ukraine.

More than 3.5 million fled to Poland, almost 1 million extra to Romania, and yet one more 1 million to Russia. Hungary, Moldova, and Slovakia wrestle to accommodate round half one million extra every.

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The UN states there are greater than 10,000 refugees in a minimum of two dozen extra international locations. Millions extra have been displaced inside Ukraine, all needing meals, shelter, and different fundamental requirements. In all, it’s estimated 14 million persons are believed to have sought refuge by fleeing their properties.

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