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Mariupol in south-eastern Ukraine has been surrounded by Russian troops for more than a week. These are the voices of some of its residents.
"How are you?" "Air raid siren" "I’m running to the shelter" "I’m safe" "I love you"
Tetiana Bezruk chronicles how Russia’s invasion of Ukraine forced friends and families to leave their homes in Kyiv for the second time, eight years after they escaped the Donbas conflict.
A resident of Avdiivka, an eastern Ukrainian town only a few kilometres from occupied Donetsk, discusses living with the Donbas war on the doorstep, and the threat of further fighting.
If Ukraine accepts Russia’s interpretation of the Minsk Agreements it could face indefinite Russian influence in its affairs and an internal backlash.
It is hard to imagine an energy transition in Ukraine, which frequently appears to be facing an energy crisis. But with a deadline looming, the discussion needs to begin today.
As the Ukrainian government celebrates 30 years of independence, the reality is that, for many, independence has not brought the prosperity they were promised.
Despite local support, human rights organizations in the Global South depend on foreign funds. To better access local resource pools, LHROs will have to rethink strategies, perhaps reconsider some activities.