War

How the Makariv community is being restored

Before the full-scale invasion, communities across Ukraine were developing strongly, thanks partly to decentralisation reform and various government programmes. For example, in 2020, a new outpatient clinic was opened in Makariv, built using Canadian technology. Unfortunately, it functioned only for...

To escape from occupied Oleshky after the attack on Kakhovka dam

This is a report about two people who managed to flee the occupied town of Oleshky amidst the chaos following the Russian explosion of the Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant. They got lucky, if one could even call it that. Residents...

Conversations over borshch. Stories of Ukrainian Women in Sweden

What is it like to leave for the unknown with hastily packed bags and explosions sounding all around? What do Ukrainian women with children experience after fleeing to unfamiliar environments abroad? Nataliia Fadieieva and her friends set out to investigate...

Memories in chains. The struggle for closure in Prijedor

The Bosnian War (6 April 1992 – 14 December 1995) ended almost 30 years ago. According to estimates, which, of course, are unlikely to be final, about 98,000 people died. Although the brutal war has subsided, for many survivors, the...

Without Ukraine, there would have been no victory. What exactly is Russia’s lie regarding World War II?

For the first time, the main hero of Victory Day is not Russia, but Ukraine. The attention of countries that truly honor this May holiday will be drawn to Ukrainians. A nation that once suffered grief because of the invasion...

Voices of Mariupol.Two years after annexation: Halyna’s Story

‘Hear the Voice of Mariupol’ is a series on people who survived the Russian blockade of the Ukrainian port-city Mariupol in 2022, and managed to evacuate. Two years later, we meet them again to learn how their life has...

How Borodianka is being restored

The settlements north of Kyiv were among the first to begin the restoration process after the Russian occupation and battles for the region, as Ukrainian defenders liberated them in April 2022. However, the invaders spent over a month there, and...

Voices of Mariupol. Kateryna’s life two years later

Kateryna*, the wife of an Azov soldier, spoke about leaving blockaded Mariupol in 2022 in the Ukraїner project “Listen to the voice of Mariupol.” Now, two years after the start of the full-scale invasion, we’re catching up with the...

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