, for this recognition of the work we do at
for your professionalism and for our conversations.
Special 👋 to the quiet, shy little girls everywhere. You can stay yourself and still go places.
⚡️ Russia's Dmitry Medvedev threatens NATO with nuclear war over helping Ukraine.
Medvedev, deputy chairman of the security council, said that NATO sending weapons, training Ukrainians "increases the likelihood of a direct and open conflict between NATO and Russia."
We present another piece on our Investigative Reporting Award shortlist ✨
"Huge quantities of Chinese cigarettes smuggled into Ukraine" by
, head of investigations at the
While the world was commemorating the end of World War II, Ilya Samoilenko, a 27-year-old officer of the Azov regiment, was speaking online to the press from the basement of Azovstal.
“We feel abandoned,” he said from Ukraine’s last stronghold of Mariupol.
Extremely proud of all of my talented
colleagues, including these four who were featured on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe List today.
Great testament to our hard work and to Ukraine's talented young generation. Thank you,
This cat was rescued today from the 7th floor of a bombed building in Borodyanka (the bombing took place in early March).
Look at that cat. That cat is a fighter!
Also, the cat looks like it’s ready to seriously kick some Russian asses.
Photos: Zoopatrul via FB.
Hi Twitter! You may know me as a culture writer for
. Since Russia's invasion, I joined Ukraine's Armed Forces and can't write much. But readers keep asking about our wartime culture. So I'll tweet about things that inspire me and my comrades to keep up the fight.
In Ukraine, my account is at the bank that has no branches. It lives in my phone. I opened the account taking a photo of my passport and taxpayer number. I can shut it down just as easily.
The best part? In four years, I've never even talked to anyone at the bank.
I think I started sobbing when they asked for the mailing address where I can receive forms that must be filled out and returned "within 10 business days." Nope, no such address, and no physical presence in the US in foreseeable future.
Background: I had to open a Citibank account in US in 2021, to receive scholarship funds. When I left US for Ukraine in December, they shut down the account, with money still in it. Four months later, I'm still trying to track down that money.