Yaryna Chornohuz is a Ukrainian poet, who became a soldier to defend her homeland. She is a paramedic and a reconnaissance scout who went to the frontline before Russia's full-scale invasion.
Before her military experience, she was an activist organizing protests in support of the Ukrainian language and culture, and against capitulation to Russia. While on the frontline, she wrote two books of poetry, which had substantial resonance in Ukraine. Her profound poetry touches upon the topics of life and death, connection with those who are no longer alive, connection to the land, and Ukraine's war experience today.
Host: Volodymyr Yermolenko, a Ukrainian philosopher and journalist, and chief editor of UkraineWorld.org.
Here are some key thoughts from Yaryna Chornohuz:
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