Olesya Yaremchuk

is a Ukrainian journalist and writer. She is the author of ‘Our Others’, a book on national minorities in Ukraine, and specializes on topics of cultural and national identity, and the frontier.


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The names of us

How Russians are destroying national diversity in Ukraine

Afina, Usein, Maria, Jasim – a Greek Roumean, a Crimean Tatar, a Swede and a Turkish-Meskhetian, all from Ukraine, all living on the edge – when the attack on nationals, labelled minorities, is life-threatening, calling out the names of those who are in danger recognizes their plight and diversity.