Lebanese students in limbo after fleeing war in Ukraine

Lebanese university students who fled Ukraine are now struggling to complete their education back home, facing a precarious future as an unprecedented economic crisis crushes their country and their career prospects, reports AFP.

“Even war is better than being here,” said 25-year-old Yasser Harb, who left Kyiv just two days before Russia invaded Ukraine on 24 February.

The final-year medical student is now back in a country where electricity is scarce, public services are dysfunctional at best, the local currency has collapsed and living costs have skyrocketed. He and fellow students are now battling to continue their studies remotely, while others face interruptions amid obstacles to transferring their enrolment.
Full report on the France24 site