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Artists in Exile

This spring marks four years since Crimea was annexed and large swathes of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine were occupied by pro-Russian terrorists. Four years since hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians were forced to leave their hometowns and start a new life elsewhere. What’s On meets with three artists who lost their homes […]

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Ukraine’s Men and Women in Blue

Corrupt, unethical, and dishonest – Ukraine’s previous police force were seen as some of the worst representatives of the state. Today, that profile is shifting to one of service – not to the government, but to the Ukrainian people. The National Police of Ukraine (NPU) does not have a long history. Formed on 3 July […]

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Pooling Resources for a Better Life

The success of a country’s social services are the backbone of a truly democratic and well-functioning society. While Ukraine has yet to live up to its potential in this area, Assistanspoolen – a new Swedish-based company about to open its doors here in Kyiv – fills the gap. The Swedish model of social welfare is […]

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A Veteran of Pizza and so much more

“Si vis pacem, para bellum” – it translates as “if you want peace, prepare for war”. This Latin slogan is emblazoned in full view of everyone who comes to Veterano Pizza, a pizzeria founded by ATO veteran Leonid Ostaltsev two years ago. It marked his uneasy return to civilian life. He saw war at close […]

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