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Rape as a weapon of Russia in Ukraine

“Whether you like it or not, endure it, my beauty” – Putin said about Ukraine during a press conference at the beginning of February 2022. This veiled threat of coercion and sexual violence from Russia’s president hints at the features...

How the world underestimated Ukraine

From the very beginning of its independence, Ukraine has been standing up for subjectivity on the international stage, trying to step out of the shadow and sphere of influence of Russia. World leaders slowly started to recognise the power and...

The voices of occupation. Illia. Leaving Izium.

The voices of occupation is a series of stories from people who lived under occupation and managed to get out. This is a story about Illia, a grad student in philosophy, a photographer, and a tattoo artist. He managed to...

What awaits Putin: History of international trials of war criminals

Throughout history, we have seen many international trials of war criminals who felt absolute impunity before that. After unleashing an unprovoked full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian president Putin has become the main war criminal that must face an international tribunal....

Gastronomic front of Ukraine

Ukraine’s war for the restoration of its territorial integrity and final liberation from Russian influence continues on many fronts, including gastronomy. Since the first days of the full-scale invasion, “kitchen troops” have been providing food to soldiers, medics, displaced persons,...

Why does Russian culture deserve to be cancelled

Before enemy tanks enter a country, the aggressor country “drives through” the culture. It plants its own narratives and suppresses the ones that dominate the territory. By wedging desired ideas into the cultural field, Russia creates a favourable environment for...

17/08 – 22/08. How Ukraine is resisting Russian occupation. Photo digest №30

During the demonstration in Lviv, relatives of the defenders of “Azovstal” called on the President of Turkey and the Secretary General of the United Nations, who came to Ukraine to help freeing Ukrainian servicemen from captivity. Unidentified civilians who died...

The chronicle of the early Battle for Kherson

Kherson and the entire Ukrainian South was one of the first to take a hit from the Russian army. At the time of the publication of this material, Kherson remains under the temporary control of the invaders for more than...

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