Victoria Amelina. In memoriam

July 10, 2023

This episode is about Victoria Amelina, a Ukrainian writer, and our friend, killed by a Russian missile.

Victoria Amelina, a Ukrainian writer and human rights activist, passed away on July 1st, 2023 after she was severely injured by a Russian missile strike on Kramatorsk, Eastern part of Ukraine, Donetsk region, on June 27th. In this episode we will try to tell you her story. And to explain why she has to be remembered, read and translated all over the world.

  • Hosts: Volodymyr Yermolenko, a Ukrainian philosopher and journalist, the chief editor of UkraineWorld, and Tetyana Ogarkova, head of the international outreach at Ukraine Crisis Media Centre.
  • Invited: Tetyana Teren, executive director at PEN Ukraine, and Olena Huseinova, Ukrainian poet, journalist at Radio Kultura.

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Recording from Victoria's last performance: Youtube channel "Look, that is the artist". Original: