The Indian embassy has begun an emergency evacuation of its citizens from Ukraine's conflict-stricken Eastern regions of Lugansk and Donetsk. It has issued a particular warning to students not to delay their departure to a later date. Some 1000 Indian nationals have already travelled to the capital of Kiev, en route back to their home country.
Ukraine is unfortunately undergoing its own national crisis that has had a marked impact on demand for outbound work/travel options. Meanwhile, the impact on the 64,000 foreign students in the country is in fact limited, as Sara Custer discovers.