Mutual assistance in the war

‘Goodbye, Ryzhychok’. Life for people and animals in the Ukrainian frontline city of Huliaipole

This is a report on a day in the life of an animal rescue volunteer mission in the city of Huliaipole, located just over a hundred kilometres from Zaporizhzhia and only seven kilometres from the frontline. Apart from rescuing animals,...

How Chernihiv is being restored

As part of the “Restoration” project, Ukraїner tells how settlements that have been driven out of the enemy’s hands are recovering and being restored. Our first story was dedicated to Kharkiv, Slobozhanshchyna region and this one will...

How Kharkiv is being rebuilt

Kharkiv is one of Ukraine’s largest cities that the Russian enemy came to view as an easy target. With only 30 km [~18.64 mi] separating the city from the Russian border, it didn’t take the enemy troops long to reach...

Culture during the War. The West: story of Andriy Lyubka, Ukrainian writer and volunteer from Uzhgorod

Mutual aid is one of the key factors in how Ukrainians are valiantly resisting Russian aggression. Many settlements in regions far from the front became shelters for people who had to leave their homes because of the war, and

Heroes Without Weapons: a photographer of the Ukrainian State Emergency Service on the work of rescuers during the full-scale war

The work of rescuers is invaluable. They are often the first on the scene of cataclysms and disasters, unafraid of the risks and the gruelling work necessary to preserve the most precious thing — life. Their role became especially pronounced...

Volunteering without limits: how people with disabilities help during a full-scale war

Disability is not an obstacle to volunteering, even during a full-scale war. This is proven by the heroes who, despite extremely difficult conditions, do everything possible to help other people. In peacetime, they actively defended the rights of people with...

Post-war reconstruction of Ukraine. To become better than ever

Online-maps that capture destruction, manuals for rebuilding cities, military rehabilitation programs, and agreements with partner states to restore infrastructure — Ukraine is poised to become even better than before a full-scale invasion. Ukrainians are already working on this, without putting...

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