Alina Mykhailova: "From a Suit and Heels Back Into My Military Uniform"
Season 1, Ep. 13
On February 22, she was a city councilwoman in Kyiv. Since February 24, she has been a combat medic in the Donesk region. Alina Mykhailova chats with us from the front about her life before and during the war and about the current situation on the front lines of the fighting in Donbas.
Oleksandra Povoroznik Talks Language Politics and Wartime Culture
Season 1, Ep. 15
Oleksandra Povoroznik (@rynkrynk) is a Kyiv-based journalist, film critic and translator, who joins us to discuss the changing politics of language in Ukraine, as well as the country's defiant wartime culture and humor.
Vitalii Ovcharenko Talks About Fighting for Ukraine in the Field
Season 1, Ep. 14
Vitalii Ovarchenko is a Ukrainian army soldier who participated in the defense of Kyiv and is now stationed in the Donbas.
Terrell Jermaine Starr Talks Race and Ukraine
Season 1, Ep. 12
Terrell Jermaine Starr is a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center and the host of the Black Diplomats podcast. He is an independent journalist based in Brooklyn and Kyiv, Ukraine covering the Russo-Ukrainian War. He previously worked at The Root and Foxtrot Alpha, a blog that focuses on the military, technology, and policy.