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Apr
03

Election Sunday in Serbia and Hungary.

I wrote something about the elections happening in Central Eastern Europe, which are important. But first, please read Olga Lautman's
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Mar
27

Vladimir Putin talks cancel culture.

Vladimir Putin orders his soldiers to kill innocent civilians in Ukraine while talking about cancel culture [https://www.washingtonpost.com/
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Mar
20

Educate your people about Ukraine.

I know that most people reading this newsletter are highly informed. But lately, I've been a little surprised by how
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Mar
13

Ukraine really wants a no-fly zone.

Lately, I have spent each day talking to people in Ukraine or trying to get out of Ukraine. They send
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Mar
06

Over 1 million people fled Ukraine in 1 week.

Here are some photos people sent me from Ukraine this week. Photo of the Ukraine-Slovakia border, supplied by Serhiy Hudak
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Feb
27

For Ukraine's normal and mundane

An abridged version of the "what I'm reading" section of the newsletter this week. Things are happening so fast that
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Feb
20

Diaspora Death Doulas are changing the way people die.

The last article I reported as a freelancer, back in June last year, finally came out this week with the
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Feb
13

Cyber Partisans: Meet the hacktivists working to democratize Belarus

By now, I imagine most of you know about the Cyber Partisans, a group of Belarussian hackers who recently took
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Feb
06

Fighting Poland's Far-Right

The Global Project Against Hate and Extremism came across my radar when they asked Facebook to remove information about Poland's
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Jan
30

A Russian invasion of Ukraine is a "distinct possibility."

I'm skipping the interview this week because the Russian military buildup along Ukraine's border is creating so much furor in
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