The first suicide prevention hotline in Ukraine’s history turned four in October 2023. Since it was launched in 2019, Lifeline Ukraine has proven increasingly necessary as Ukrainians struggle with the mental health challenges posed by Russia’s full-scale invasion. When I was tasked with creating Lifeline Ukraine, I knew nothing about suicide prevention. I am not […]
Below is the English-language text of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s address to the nation on Holodomor Remembrance Day 2023: Every year at the end of November, a cold shiver runs down our spine. Regardless of the weather conditions and our location. With coldness in our hearts we are all united by a tragic date: the […]
Russian dictator Vladimir Putin has warned that Ukraine would have “a week left to live” if the country’s Western partners stopped the delivery of weapons. Speaking at the annual Valdai Discussion Club in Sochi on October 5, Putin claimed Ukraine’s ability to defend itself against Russia’s ongoing invasion was entirely dependent on the support of […]
United Nations investigators probing alleged Russian war crimes in Ukraine have warned that rhetoric broadcast by the Russian media could qualify as incitement to genocide. In a September 25 address to the UN Human Rights Council, the leader of the UN’s Commission of Inquiry investigative team, Erik Mose, spoke of his concern over allegations of […]
American historian Timothy Snyder believes most people in the West are well aware that Russia is committing genocide in Ukraine, but says many remain deeply reluctant to say so as this would oblige them to intervene more decisively while also explaining their earlier inaction.
Russia is engaging in the torture of Ukrainian civilians and prisoners of war as part of a systematic, state-sponsored policy, according to a new report by the UN’s Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. “The volume of credible allegations of torture and other inhumane acts that are being […]
The Taiwanese government has strengthened ties with Ukraine since the onset of the Russian invasion in February 2022