Ukrainian visitors and expats are flocking to Yoy restaurant for borsch, companionship and cultural events. Diners from Russia enjoy it too. The UAE has refused to pick sides in the Ukraine war.
A roundup of key developments and the latest in-depth coverage of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Ukraine's culture minister declared victory in "the borsch war" as Russia also lays claim to the hearty beet soup. UNESCO says the invasion threatens Ukraine's borsch culture with "extreme urgency."