№9 – APRIL-MAY 2023

Reliable Revelations

Deceptive packaging is camouflage for the callous.

A Phantom Search for the Guilty

Everything seems intentionally laid out to prevent my memory from arranging the bits of recollection into an approximate map to show me where to go next…

Voices in the Ukrainian Wilderness. Part II

For eight years an ordinary family from Kyiv oblast has been stuck in the quagmire known as Ukraine’s justice system…

Voices in the Ukrainian Wilderness

The area to the right of the river crossing was cordoned off with white and red striped tape. “They must have drowned her,” came a whisper in response…

Zones of Alienation… and Rebirth

The ruins of newly created “zones of alienation” remind us of what we’ve lost, just like the empty high-rise buildings of Pripyat…

The Adventures of Russian Propagandists

They may have changed their tune, but for 20 years the same artificially created opinion leaders laid the foundation for Russia’s war against Ukraine today…