Residents of the occupied territories are perceived as victims of circumstances by the majority of Ukrainians - OPORA
According to research carried out by Civil Network OPORA, 76.6% of Ukrainians perceive residents of the occupied territories as victims of circumstances and hostages of the occupation forces. This applies to residents of territories that were occupied after February 24, 2022, as well as residents of Crimea and certain districts of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts that have been under Russian occupation since 2014. OPORA’s analysts Anatoliy Bondarchuk and Dmytro Bashtovyi delivered a presentation of research results at Ukraine Media Center - Ukrinform press event held on August 23, 2023.
The attitude of Ukrainians towards those who obtain Russian passports and cooperate with the occupation authorities: results of the OPORA survey
Attitudes of Ukrainian People to Those Who Stayed in The Temporarily Occupied Territories — OPORA Study Findings
How Russia prepares for pseudo-elections in the occupied territories
Russia plans to hold so-called “elections” to the “legislative bodies” (in other words, occupation governments) in the occupied areas of Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia oblasts as well as in 79 municipal districts this coming fall.
The Occupied. How and Why Russia “Rebuilds” Mariupol
Almost fully destroyed by the Russians, Mariupol has been under occupation for a year. The Ukrainian information space receives little reports about the life of its inhabitants and the functioning of the infrastructure. However, we can see that Russia is trying to paint a picture of the “reconstruction” in the city. On the bones.
Over a year under the occupation: how Russia's plans in Ukraine fail
Parts of Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions of Ukraine have been under occupation for more than a year now. Russia is trying to integrate these territories into their own economic space in order to weaken their connections with Ukraine. In particular, the hryvnia came under the strike, as Russia seeks to replace it with the ruble. The occupiers introduced new rules for receiving social benefits and pensions: they can only be available to people who had become citizens of Russia. Recently, Ukrai...
THE OCCUPIED. How Ukraine brings the liberated territories of Kharkiv region back to life
In September-October, during the counterattack, the Armed Forces liberated part of Kharkiv region captured by russian troops at the beginning of the full-scale invasion. The territory makes almost a third of the region. In addition to war crimes, during the assault the russians used the "scorched land tactics". They destroyed the critical infrastructure and residential buildings of the resisting cities.
THE OCCUPIED. russianization of Ukrainian Education in the Temporarily Occupied Territories
Росія, як і Океанія Джорджа Орвелла, теж полюбляє переписувати історію, особливо на захоплених територіях. Це вона робить в анексованому з 2014 року Криму, на захоплених частинах Донецької та Луганської областей, а тепер — на нових окупованих територіях України. У Путіна зрозуміли, що точкою входу до зміни історії є школи, тому українська освіта сьогодні — один із головних об'єктів тиску російських окупантів. Перший місяць навчального року наочно підтвердив, які ідеологічні стратегії обкатуют...
THE OCCUPIED.How the residents of the TOTs change and why time matters
Is there a standard occupation technology that russia implements in different territories of Ukraine? How to distinguish survival from collaborationism? And how can the state preserve the trust of TOTs residents and prevent a gap between those who stayed in the occupation and those who avoided it?