A Teacher’s Ordeal in Ukraine

Vitaliy Chernov, a school principal from Ukraine’s Kharkiv region, smiles as he pours us tea. A soft-spoken man in his fifties with thick eyeglasses, he seems like someone you’d want to talk books with. Instead, he tells us how Russian troops occupied his village, and what happened when he refused to hand over official school documents to them.

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Riot police stand guard during demonstrations against police violence in Minsk, Belarus, September 6, 2020. 

What Detained Protesters Endured at the Hand of Police.


On February 24, 2022, Russia commenced a full-scale military invasion of Ukraine.

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