Jillian Kay Melchior, Wall Street Journal

Jillian Kay Melchior

Wall Street Journal

New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Jillian:

Railway Workers Are Ukraine’s ‘Second Army’

Fleeing civilians, visiting dignitaries and military supplies all count on the trains continuing to run. → Read More

Where Are the Ukrainian POWs?

If Russia is violating the Geneva Conventions, it seems vain to expect it to honor a peace agreement. → Read More

Dispatches From the Mariupol Siege

‘It’s hell,’ says Bohdan Krotevych as the Azov Regiment makes its stand at the Ukraine city’s Azovstal steel plant. → Read More

Meet the Belarusians Who Are Fighting Russia in Ukraine

Minsk is Moscow’s firmest ally, but these dissidents are putting their lives on the line against Putin. → Read More

Why Europe Welcomes Ukrainian Refugees

Unlike the 2015 wave, they are mostly women and children who long to return home to their families. → Read More

Civil Society is Ukraine’s Secret Weapon Against Russia

The actions of civilian volunteers are disproving Putin’s claim that Ukraine isn’t a real nation. → Read More

Lviv Prepares for Russia’s Worst

War arrived this weekend in this western city, which had seemed one of the few safe places in Ukraine. → Read More

Russian Invasion Makes a Logistical Hub of a Small Ukrainian City

Vynohradiv, Ukraine Ukrainian lawmaker Roksolana Pidlasa married her longtime boyfriend on March 5, the week after war began. Twenty minutes after they exchanged vows, she was back at work overseeing the arrival of humanitarian aid at a storage facility. “I had to—someone had to unload the boxes,” she says. → Read More

A Legal Settlement Shows the Risks of Doing Business in China

U.S. companies Tang and Soaring Wind are owed more than $85 million. They’ll collect less than 30% of that. → Read More

The Cyberspace Front in the Attacks on Ukraine

A full Russian military assault on the country would likely involve debilitating digital strikes. → Read More

Civil Defense Class at a Ukraine High School

Most students aren’t alarmed, but their parents want a plan if Russia invades. → Read More

The Moral Cost of Doing Business in China

Troublesome findings in a new report from the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation. → Read More

Civilians Prepare to Defend Ukraine

‘We will never surrender,’ says a Kyiv architect at a training session. ‘Putin should be afraid of us.’ → Read More

Putin’s Threat to Ukraine Isn’t Limited to Invasion

By stoking unrest and chaos, Russia could set the stage for a puppet regime without the costs of war. → Read More

A Costly Lesson in Chinese Business Practices

Patrick Jenevein wanted to work with partners on wind energy. Instead he found himself in a yearslong contract dispute. → Read More

Hong Kong Is Erasing the Tiananmen Square Massacre

A university demands the removal of a sculpture honoring the victims of June 4, 1989. → Read More

The Man Who Kept the Peace in Detroit

Recently retired police chief James Craig refused to tolerate the political violence that wracked other cities last year. He’s mulling a run for governor next year. → Read More

A Black Life Lost in Seattle’s No-Cop Zone

Horace Lorenzo Anderson Jr. was gunned down in the ‘occupied’ area. His parents now seek justice. → Read More

Covid Unemployment Relief Makes Help Impossible to Find

Congress’s enhanced benefits make it more remunerative not to work. Employers are struggling. → Read More

God and the Border Crisis

Churches play a vital role sheltering migrants, who are overwhelming U.S. and Mexican authorities. → Read More