AP journalists smuggled footage out of Ukraine in a tampon.

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What does it take to sneak a video out of Ukraine amid Russian shelling? In one case, a tampon.

The Ukrainian medic Yuliia Paievska “recorded more than 256 gigbytes of bodycam footage showing her team’s efforts to save the wounded in the besieged city of Mariupol,” the AP reports. “She got the footage to Associated Press journalists, the last international team in Mariupol, on a tiny data card.” The…

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Janice Harayda

Janice Harayda

Critic, novelist, award-winning journalist. Former book columnist for Glamour and book editor of The Plain Dealer.