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Ukraine’s first ever Oscar victory highlights the horrors of Russia’s ongoing invasion

Ukrainian wartime documentary “20 Days in Mariupol” won the country’s first ever Oscar at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles on March 10. For most Ukrainians, however, this victory was a bittersweet moment. Two years on from the horrific events captured in Ukrainian director Mstyslav Chernov’s harrowing film, their country is still fighting for national […]

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“One of the dumbest things I’d ever heard”: Tucker Carlson mocks Putin’s “Nazi Ukraine” lies

American media personality Tucker Carlson hoped Vladimir Putin would use their hotly-anticipated February 6 interview in Moscow to accuse the West of provoking the war in Ukraine. Instead, the Kremlin dictator appeared far more interested in reciting Russia’s distant historical claims to Ukraine and portraying the whole invasion as some kind of anti-Nazi crusade. With […]

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How McDonald’s became a symbol of Ukraine’s remarkable resilience

In the eighteen months since the onset of Russia’s full-scale invasion, the watching world has frequently been amazed by Ukraine’s remarkable resilience. Ukrainians have defied the expectations of experts who predicted Kyiv would fall in a matter of days, and have instead managed to secure significant success on the battlefield while also keeping the country […]