Svitlana Khytrenko (@s_khytrenko) is a Ukrainian student who has lived in Germany and Poland since escaping Kyiv back in March. She sat down with Benjamin Wittes on #LiveFromUkraine to talk about her experiences as a refugee, her life in Poland, and her feelings about Russia and its imperial clownishness.
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Oleksandra Povoroznik is a Kyiv-based journalist, film critic and translator, who joins us to discuss the changing politics of language in Ukraine, as well as the country's defiant wartime culture and humor.
Vitalii Ovarchenko is a Ukrainian army soldier who participated in the defense of Kyiv and is now stationed in the Donbas. He sat down with Benjamin Wittes on #LiveFromUkraine to talk about his life before Russia's invasion, his current role in the Ukrainian military, and more.
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On Feb. 22, she was a city councilwoman in Kyiv. Since February 24, she has been a combat medic in the Donesk region. Alina Mykhailova chats with us from the front about her life before and during the war and about the current situation on the front lines of the fighting in Donbas.
Terrell Jermaine Starr is a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center and the host of the Black Diplomats podcast. He is an independent journalist based in Brooklyn and Kyiv, Ukraine covering the Russo-Ukrainian War.
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Katya Savchencko survived several days of the brutal and murderous Russian occupation of Bucha before escaping by train with her sister. She joined Benjamin Wittes on #LiveFromUkraine.
Rob Lee is a former Marine Corps officer and a PhD candidate at the War Studies Department at Kings College London.
Maria Avdeeva is the research director of the European Expert Association in Ukraine.