Ukraine-Russia War

A portrait of resilience in the face of war in Ukraine
Photography

A portrait of resilience in the face of war in Ukraine

Photographer Ira Lapu recalls returning to her home country to document the lives of ordinary Ukrainians amid a brutal conflict.

Written by: Isaac Muk

Stories of life under siege in Ukraine’s Donbas region
Activism

Stories of life under siege in Ukraine’s Donbas region

‘We’re barely surviving’ — Photojournalist Fiora Garenzi spoke with people still living in Eastern Ukraine, an area which seen some of the heaviest fighting since the war began.

Written by: Fiora Garenzi

Young Ukrainians are fighting for the future they’ve built
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Young Ukrainians are fighting for the future they’ve built

Resistance pulses through Kyiv’s interconnected subcultures. As a full-scale Russian invasion threatens everything, the movement is fighting back to prevent Putin from destroying the world they’ve worked for.

Written by: Alex King

The young activists smuggling military equipment into Ukraine
Activism

The young activists smuggling military equipment into Ukraine

Secret weapon — A group of Ukrainians living in Poland are helping Ukraine withstand Russia’s brutal invasion by buying supplies and shipping them directly to the war’s frontlines.

Written by: Peter Liakhov

The Kyiv residents determined to keep their city running
Activism

The Kyiv residents determined to keep their city running

‘In my soul I had to stay‘ — So far, 11 million people have fled Ukraine. But what happens to the ordinary civilians who choose to stay behind?

Written by: Shelley Jones

In Kharkiv, residents live in terror amid Russian attack
Activism

In Kharkiv, residents live in terror amid Russian attack

On the frontline — In the second most shelled city in Ukraine, residents determined to stay in their city have been forced to shelter in cramped metro stations or risk their lives staying in residential buildings.

Written by: Seth Berry

In Ukraine, people with disabilities cannot escape war
Activism

In Ukraine, people with disabilities cannot escape war

Crisis within a crisis — As the Russian invasion continues, people with disabilities and their families are facing significant hurdles to reaching safety. Many are now fearing they will be abandoned and left behind, reports Eva Clifford.

Written by: Eva Clifford

How Tinder became a weapon in the Russia-Ukraine war
Activism

How Tinder became a weapon in the Russia-Ukraine war

Swiping in solidarity — Looking for ways to support Ukraine, people have been turning to the dating app to gather Russian intel and to spread awareness about the war. But just how effective are these tactics?

Written by: Severija Bielskyte

The devastation in Kyiv after Russia’s attacks on civilians
Activism

The devastation in Kyiv after Russia’s attacks on civilians

‘Nowhere is safe’ — Putin’s indiscriminate attacks have seen the bombardment of Ukrainian cities and residential buildings. Many are now living in fear that the offensive will only intensify.

Written by: Seth Berry

The Homes for Ukraine scheme won’t help the most vulnerable
Activism

The Homes for Ukraine scheme won’t help the most vulnerable

Rethinking resettlement — With its new resettlement scheme, the government is outsourcing the responsibility for a humanitarian crisis and failing to account for the complex needs of people fleeing war.

Written by: Tiara Ataii

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