With little oversight, toxic disinformation and threats thrive on the encrypted platform.
An ongoing battle to preserve culture is further endangered by the devastating impact of the war.
Informal volunteer initiatives receive a fraction of donations but provide the bulk of humanitarian assistance.
The issue of same-sex marriage has been thrown into focus by the ongoing conflict.
Thousands have donated to initiatives to support the Ukrainian army.
The international community needs to take steps over latest human rights outrage if it wants to retain any regional influence or authority.
Moscow refuses to acknowledge thousands of detentions as prisoners families’ fear for their fate.
Ongoing reconsideration of the use of Russian language, culture, and music gathers new momentum following Russia’s full-scale invasion.
Discrimination remain common as the country edges towards the European integration.
Tens of thousands fled over the border after the disputed 2020 elections. Now, many are volunteering to help the war effort.