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War in Ukraine

Evil Is Not Absolute; Good Will Triumph

Evil Is Not Absolute; Good Will Triumph

A conversation with Olena Zelenska, first lady of Ukraine, as she rallies support for her country and shares her thoughts on what comes after the war. From Respekt. 

Talks With Kirill

Talks With Kirill

The story of a 19-year-old student, transformed by war into a soldier. From Dennik N.

An Emerging Pattern of Terror

An Emerging Pattern of Terror

Human Rights Watch’s reporting on Bucha might have prompted the Russian government’s ban on the organization after three decades of activity.

Meeting for Coffee in Kyiv

Meeting for Coffee in Kyiv

Even with mass graves on its outskirts, the Ukrainian capital begins a tentative return to normal life. From Respekt.

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A Proud Patchwork

A Proud Patchwork

Poland’s pavilion at the Venice Biennale features important female figures in Romani culture depicted in fabric. From Romea.cz.

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Nowhere to Run

Nowhere to Run

A firsthand account of the racism facing Ukrainian Roma refugees in the Czech Republic. From Romea.cz.

‘No Taboos’ 

‘No Taboos’ 

A Czech nonprofit creates lesson plans to help instructors improve the state of sex education. From Denik Referendum.