Monthly Archives: August 2014

Mariupol and a Ukrainian Marseillaise – August 30, 2014

This photo from the Washington Post (August 30, 2014) captures a rally on behalf of Ukrainian forces in Mariupol, whose residents have been digging trenches in anticipation of a Russian assault on the city. A colleague shared this message from

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Mariupol and the Birth of Ukraine – August 30, 2014

Journalist Anastasiia Bereza, Facebook Status Update, Posted August 30, 2014 (translation from Russian by William Risch, Georgia College) “It’s right in Mariupol, where there is no governor, nor any mayor, nor any police, nor any territorial defense battalions, but just

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Mustafa Nayyem on Losing a Soldier – August 30, 2014

Facebook Status Update of Mustafa Nayyem, Posted August 30, 2014 (Translation from Russian by William Risch, Georgia College): I’ve gone through not just one kilometer of Donbas with them, I’ve eaten with them from the same bowls, I slept next

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Expert: “The Kremlin Doesn’t Want to Occupy Ukraine, But Destroy It” – August 23, 2014

Gleb Vyshlinskyi, “The Kremlin Doesn’t Want to Occupy Ukraine, But Destroy It” Novoe vremia, 23 August 2014, 10:32 Translated by William Risch, Georgia College Translator’s note: Gleb Vyshlinskyi is assistant director of the GfK Ukraine research company Putin wants to

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“Separatists” Still at Work in Severodonetsk? – August 21, 2014

Evropeis’ka Ukraina 21 August 2014 In Severodonetsk, Teachers Fired for Ukrainian Flags and Girls Beaten Up for “Glory to Ukraine!” Slogan (translated from Russian by William Risch, Georgia College) Oleh Bashkatov, head of the city department of education in the

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An Open Letter from the Donbas to a Resident of Europe – August 20, 2014

Open Letter to a Resident of Europe By S. A. Goncharov, Citizen of Ukraine, received by William Risch, Georgia College, through friends, August 20, 2014 (translated from Russian by William Risch): From the author’s daughter: My father is 62 years

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Ukrainian Forces under Fire Near Iunokommunarivsk, August 16, 2014

Facebook Status Update from Roman Bochkala, August 20, 2014 (translated from Russian by William Risch, Georgia College): And again, it’s about the 25th airmobile brigade. Nineteen in the “200 Truck” (killed in action – translator)… The tragedy happened the day

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