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By Prof Kenneth Hanson
First Person 

Ukraine on Fire: Voices from the midst of the tragedy

 

March 25, 2022

Toliy and his wife.

My friend and colleague Toliy is a Ukrainian professor, who lives in a small city called Ostroh, in the western part of the country. He, like so many of his compatriots, now suffering under the relentless advance of Vladimir Putin's militant barbarism, is not going anywhere. He and his wife, Larisa, remain in this university town, doing whatever they can to do battle for their nation.

Toliy writes: "Our women as well as men are ready to take up arms and fight against the invaders ... This tragedy united people with different political views and opinions. It's incredible, though it's painfu...



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