- 20 Aug 2023
Penetrating the Fog of War: the lives of Ukraine’s reporters covering the Russian invasion
Iain Overton looks at the impact of the Russian invasion on Ukraine’s journalists, recording their experiences of a war that has impacted all of their lives.
- 8 Aug 2023
War correspondent Nastya Stanko shares insights on reporting from Ukraine’s frontlines
Nastya Stanko, an experienced Ukrainian war reporter, discusses her journey into journalism, the challenges of reporting from her invaded country, and the balance between empathy and objectivity.
- 4 Aug 2023
Alona Savchuk: reporting from the frontlines of Ukraine, a glimpse into a Ukrainian conflict reporter’s life
Ukrainian freelance reporter Alona Savchuk provides insight into her life and career as a conflict journalist, discussing the challenges of reporting during the ongoing war in Ukraine and the importance of empathy in storytelling.
- 20 Jul 2023
Fixing a conflict: journalist Anna Vlasenko discusses reporting from the frontlines of Ukraine’s conflict
In an interview with AOAV's Executive Director Iain Overton, journalist Anna Vlasenko reflects on her experiences reporting on the war in Ukraine, the impact it has had on her personally, and the importance of amplifying the truth through her work.
- 11 Jul 2023
Investigative journalist Elena Loginova on balancing reporting on Russian war crimes and Ukrainian corruption amidst the invasion of her country
nvestigative journalist Elena Loginova navigates the complexities of reporting on war crimes and corruption during the Ukrainian invasion while balancing the need for accountability and uncovering the truth.
- 6 Jul 2023
Seeking a path through the fog of war: an interview with Ukrainian investigative journalist Yanina Korniienko
This interview is between AOAV's Executive Director, Iain Overton and Yanina Korniienko, a 28-year-old investigative journalist from Ukraine. We discuss Yanina's career, her motivations and inspirations, her investigative work exposing corruption in the Ukrainian business sector, and the impact of the war on her journalistic approach.
- 17 Mar 2023
Media workers in Ukraine facing increased physical and verbal attacks
Media workers in Ukraine are facing increasing physical and verbal attacks, which threaten their safety, the public's right to information, and the country's media landscape as a whole, due to polarisation, lack of accountability, and concerns about media ownership and independence.
- 29 Jun 2021
Putin’s Hybrid War on Truth is a Threat to Us All
The conflict in Ukraine has revealed, not only how social media has evolved in recent years to become integral to the waging of conflict, it has also showed how the Kremlin had created a very particular ‘playbook’ when it comes to ‘winning the narrative’, sacrificing truth and impartiality in the name of victory. It wages a hybrid war that is 10% physical and 90% digital.
- 26 May 2021
The Politics of Torture and the Erosion of Truth
Oleksandra Matviychuk paints a troubling picture of a Russian tactic designed to undermine democratic rule in eastern Ukraine
- 25 May 2021
A Fixer’s War: Inside the Life of the Unsung Hero of Foreign Reporting
Anton Skyba was arrested and tortured for being a 'fixer' to international media in Eastern Ukraine. This is his story.
- 18 May 2021
A Day in the Life of Prisoner ‘Socrates’, Cell Number 607
Iain Overton recounts the story of Oleh Galzyuk, who was imprisoned in the Donbas region of Ukraine for more than two years for writing about the conflict raging in the region