Texts for our foreign comrades. Mainly in English, but also in German and other languages.
Путінізм не є агентом Історії, оскільки успадкована інфраструктура й патологічний фетишизм інертні, як і путінська політика вторгнення. Історію творить не російська імперіалістична політика, а явище українського спротиву.
When interrogating activists, Russian cops sometimes ask whether you support “the Ukrainian ideology”. Perhaps, you inevitably wonder what that is.
The fact that Russian propaganda casually calls Butkevich a “neo-Nazi” is more than just a boring lie. It’s a monstrous mockery of reality, literally turning the truth inside out.
Even the clichés could be shown in a better light if their derivative nature wasn’t exacerbated by the attempts to simultaneously appeal both to “us”, and to “them”.
The continuing shelling against Ukraine from the territory of Belarus sharpens the question: either Belarusians do something, or we lose our patience. And this leads us to another inconvenient nuance: Moscow wants us to do exactly this. They need to expand the war to Belarus.
In the context of the Russo-Ukrainian war, it makes sense to explore the phenomenon of mass denial of Russian writers’ Ukrainophobia.
The video for the composition, unusual among the gloss and glam aesthetic of the competition, is about war, new Ukrainian femininity, and feminism overall.