We are sitting in a gazebo in the village of Novye Petrovtsy near Kiev. The Internal Forces soldiers are eyeing us tentatively from their post.
Everyone is asking why I am not writing about Maidan. It’s hard to write about it. It is Maidan after Maidan. There is no bridge linking the “February Maidan" and its current “life after life”.
Immediately after the elections, the new president of Ukraine stated that the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) was in its final, decisive stage.
For the past two months, I was working in the east of Ukraine as an Open Dialog Foundation correspondent. During that time, peaceful manifestations around me were transforming into riots, administrative buildings were being stormed and recaptured and, finally, war operations were going on.
We’ve been actively helping in the development of civil society in Ukraine and the support of pro-European changes in Poland’s eastern neighbouring state for half a year now.
Anna and Alexander along with their three children were forced to leave the Crimea and move to the mainland of Ukraine due to the fact that the lives and well-being of military personnel and their families became endangered.
At Nowy Świat No. 63 in Warsaw, the “Ukrainian World” centre has opened. The centre provides Ukrainians living in Poland with legal and psychological assistance.
Upon an analysis of reports dealing with the human rights violations in Ukraine, Alexander Skoblenko, a Ukrainian translator decided to record an appeal to his colleagues and translators everywhere.