Writing about our dead - with Olesya Khromeychuk

November 2, 2023
Olesya Khromeychuk is a Ukrainian historian and head of the Ukrainian Institute in London.

She is also the author of the heartbreaking book "The Death of a Soldier Told by His Sister", in which she tells the story of her brother Volodymyr, who was killed by the Russians on the frontline in 2017.

  • In this episode, UkraineWorld’s chief editor Volodymyr Yermolenko speaks with Olesya Khromeychuk about her experience of writing this book and working with the pain of the loss of her own brother at war.
  • We also talk about how Ukrainian culture is presented abroad and about the most important “entry points” into Ukrainian literature and history.

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