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Officer Yuliya Mykytenko: Remembering my father Mykola and why he died  .

My father carried me in his arms to the nearest hospital I remember we were at our dacha. Dad’s on the bed. I’m lying beside him with my back to him. He’s rubbing my back and singing a folk song: “How bright the moon and stars make the night”. I r...

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“We’re all living in America”: this week’s Russian disinformation.

One narrative claims Joe Biden, when inaugurated, will continue the demonization of Russia. He even swore to work actively against Russia. Moreover, the president-elect wants to create a sanitaire cordon around Russia, in cooperation with his new ...

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What did Euromaidan achieve? Reflections on the seventh anniversary.

What was the place of Euromaidan in Ukrainian history? What has it achieved, and what was not reached? Nataliya Popovych, Co-founder, Ukraine Crisis Media Center, Founder, One Philosophy Euromaidan is one of the defining moments in modern Ukrainia...

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“He gazed tenderly at photos of his family & prayed with fervour…”- do not forget fallen Defender Andriy Yurha.

Andriy Yurha’s Story Author: Oleksandr Tereshchenko Heavy summer rain falls on the thirsty soil;a lone nut on a nearby tree trembles under the pressure of large raindrops. Fragile asters sway helplessly, finding neither peace nor shelter. The sky...

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Seven years after Euromaidan: how much has Ukraine progressed?.

The 16th annual conference by Kyiv Dialogue, an independent German-Ukrainian platform for intensified dialogue between the countries, was held online on 2-3 November 2020. The conference was dedicated to the consequences of the Euromaidan Revoluti...

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Moldova’s presidential election: the Russians were not coming(this time).

Putin, who had practically abandoned incumbent President Igor Dodon ahead of the election(see below), became one of the first international leaders to congratulate Maia Sandu on her victory, “I count on your presidency to make possible a construc...

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The Belarus protests are not Euromaidan, yet a separate struggle for dignity.

With an astonishing 80.23% of votes in the recent Belarusian presidential elections, the incumbent president – Alyaksandr Lukashenka – has once again secured a landslide victory over his opposition. His sixth consecutive victory, however, was met ...

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Religious restaurants appear as “weekend quarantine” deepens COVID-19 double standards in Ukraine.

Read also: Interactive COVID-19: Ukraine and world Ukrainian mayors rebel against COVID-19 restrictions and win Double standards during weekend lockdown The popular thinking is that the government is using the pandemic to satisfy the appetite of h...

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The brutal Russification of Ukrainian Kuban: from Zaporizhian Sich to the Kuban Cossack Host .

The new land of the Ukrainian Cossacks Thousands of Ukrainian Cossacks and their families moved to the Kuban region. They formed 40 kurins(units of Zaporizhian Cossacks)that were immediately included into the Black Sea Army. Ukrainian Cossacks w...

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“Tallies from the crypt”: Russian propaganda’s conspiracies on voting fraud in US.

And honestly, no newsroom in the world can ignore a report that claims to have data on such massive voter fraud. All the above-mentioned sites refer to the same source: US think-tank Judicial Watch. This is where claim first appeared: Judicial Wat...

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How Ukraine can defeat Russia

With the sixth year of warfare in Donbas, the end of Russia’s war against Ukraine seems nowhere in sight. Russia is playing the long game. The Minsk agreements ostensibly set up to broker a peace agreement are a win-win for Russia and are pl...

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Fear, horror, anger, despair, solidarity, apathy, and glee.

A study by Chatham House found that more than a million people took part in the protests and each fifth city dweller. Quite a lot for a country of 9.5 million. First, Belarusians demanded free and fair elections. Later, demands to stop police viol...

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Sensational find in Khortytsia as archeological team uncovers deep grave of Scythian warrior.

The entrance to the three-meter-deep catacomb was buried under a large number of heavy granite boulders. The archeologists explain that this was done in order to protect the burial site from robbers nad gravediggers. By the standards of his time, ...

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“Russia has grabbed a piece of our land. People are dying every day… Why?”- do not forget fallen Defender Volodymyr Kyian

ABOUT VOLODIA, OLIA AND DANYLKO Author: Oleksandr Irvanets This story could have a fairytale beginning. Imagine: Olia and Volodia lived in a beautiful old city. They met, decided to be together, and got married. A son, Danylko, was born. But, the ...

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Phone app brings 40 Ukrainian classical composers into your pocket.

“In fact, there was not a single free access source where classical music fans could find Ukrainian classical music pieces from the 17th century in good quality recording, with competent annotations. We have found many pieces in the archives...

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Russia’s occupation of Ukraine: a historical and centuries-old process.

The Russian-Ukrainian conflict reaches back to the times when Ukraine emerged on the world map. In fact, it had started long before Russia established itself as a state. The nature of this conflict, though, has remained unchanged. Since the creati...

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The Kremlin and its alleged rise of zombie voters in US: propaganda review.

Russian state TV declares, entirely without foundation, that 1.8 million dead voters took part in the election. And it’s not even Halloween! Russian state radio notes that the US cannot be called democracy and that the trade union of US mail emplo...

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Three months of Belarusian gridlock: do the protesters have a chance?.

It is now three months since Belarusians said they had enough of the rule of the “last dictator in Europe”and rose up against rigged elections. Every day of these three months, Belarusians from all regions and walks of life resisted b...

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Takflix: where artsy Ukrainian films live online(and with subs).

A grandmother living alone in the Chornobyl exclusion zone, a trade union leader at a municipal heating company in western Ukraine, a woman who returns from war, strange old brothers living in the Carpathian mountains and competing who will live l...

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What will a Biden presidency mean for Ukraine?

A lot is going to change for Ukraine as the foreign policy priorities of the future US president are going to be significantly different from those of the incumbent US leader. Hungarian PM Viktor Orban to have less support from the US The Hungaria...

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Vitaly Portnikov: Putin as “peacemaker” in Karabakh is a warning signal for Ukraine.

Thus, Putin is once again a “peacemaker”. It is not at all difficult to remember what happened in other regions of the former Soviet Union that accepted the Kremlin’s “peacekeeping missions”. In Transnistria, Russian “peacekeepers” have prevented ...

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Ukrainian human rights group that helped bring down Soviet Union turns 44.

In the mid-1970s, political confrontation between the USSR and the West reached such heights that it threatened to escalate into a world war. Therefore, after lengthy negotiations, 32 European countries(except Albania), the USA, Canada and the So...

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Lukashenka’s crackdown on protesters is increasingly brutal, over 1000 detained this Sunday.

This Sunday, 8 November 2020, Belarusians protesting against rigged presidential elections for the third month in a row attempted to hold their traditional march in Minsk and other cities. Called the “Power of the People March,”it end...

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Moscow presents US as sinking into chaos

Four years ago, in November 2016, Donald Trump’s victory in the United States presidential election was celebrated in Moscow. The news of Hillary Clinton conceding was greeted with spontaneous applause by the deputies of the Kremlin-controlled Sta...

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“Let me go, Mom, because I’m neither here nor there!”- do not forget fallen Defender Andriy Tereshchenko.

Look, Grandpa! They’re having a big celebration in heaven today! Author: Larysa Denysenko Svitlana was sure that she’d give birth to a son. He was so restless and lively in her womb;he was in a hurry to be born. Then, her son’s head appeared and ...

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