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February 24, 2024

It all started at 4 am: Ukrainians' testimonies on the start of the full-scale war

Ukrainians' recollections of the first day of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine.
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February 23, 2024

“I want to live a little longer”: Recollecting People’s Memories About The War

As we mark the second anniversary of full-scale war and tenth anniversary of Russian invasion, we reflect on Ukrainians’ stories to illustrate war’s enduring impact.
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February 15, 2024

Story #137: Artist Transforms Her Traumas into Visual Diary

Yevheniia Laptii, a photographer from Kharkiv, talks about how the war has changed her art and the pride she takes in her unbreakable city.
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February 10, 2024

Story #136: Ukrainian Bakers Confront War By Keeping Bread Traditions

Mykola Nevrev, a cofounder of the Bake for Ukraine, talks about how the initiative helps bakeries in Ukraine and engenders love for Ukrainian bread abroad.
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January 31, 2024

Story #135: Baker Finds Her Lost Home In Ukrainian Recipes

Kateryna, a baker from Kakhovka, tells of the terrifying first weeks of Russian occupation and how Ukrainian bread heals her soul.
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January 25, 2024

Story #134: Waiting for Your Loved One's Return From War: How Does It Feel?

Ira, 23, dives into her feelings about waiting for her boyfriend to return home from war for over a year.
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January 24, 2024

Story #133. Behind Blue Eyes Project: Children Document the War

The story of how children from the de-occupied and frontline territories document the war with disposable film cameras.
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January 19, 2024

Story #132: An Environment Defender on the Dangers of War and Hardships of Work

Environmental lawyer Olena conducts field studies to forecast the war's aftermath on Ukraine's nature before it's too late.
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January 11, 2024

Story #131: Librarian Educates Children Despite Carnage and Peril

Tetyana started an English-speaking club to teach and entertain children in a village where every building has been damaged.
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December 28, 2023

Christmas Lights on Mortar: How Ukrainian Defenders Spent the Holidays

Ukrainian soldiers revisit their memories of celebrating Christmas and New Year amidst the challenges of military duty.