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· August, 2021

Stories about Ukraine from August, 2021

Ukraine: 30 years in pursuit of equality

As the Ukrainian government celebrates 30 years of independence, the reality is that, for many, independence has not brought the prosperity they were promised.

With attacks on Ukrainian activists on the rise, civic pressure is key to ensuring justice

Harassment and attacks against civic activists in Ukraine are on the rise, say human rights defenders. Anti-corruption work, environmentalism, and LGBT rights remain the most dangerous spheres of activism.

Ukrainian library reinvents itself for a New Age

A youth library in Kherson shows the way to thriving in uncertain times as an educational and literary hub for the local community and wider region.

Missing Belarusian activist found dead in Ukraine

Shyshou, who left Belarus in the autumn of 2020 fearing state persecution, founded the Belarusian House in Ukraine, an organisation supporting Belarusian citizens fleeing regime persecution.

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