Kateryna Semchuk is Ukraine correspondent at oDR, openDemocracy's post-Soviet space project, and an editor at Ukrainian Political Critique. She is a graduate of Paris Sorbonne IV, and is interested in political philosophy and ethics.
Published in: oDR: InvestigationUkrainian prisoners of war reveal torture and humiliation in Russian jails
Two men who were taken captive, deported and imprisoned have told openDemocracy of their ordeal
Face-to-face with killers: how a Ukrainian village endured occupation
When Russian forces entered Dmytrivka, residents were faced with an agonising choice. How did they survive?
Down and out in Kyiv: how Russia’s invasion has hit homeless people
From volunteers’ help and empathy to alleged removal from the city by police: Kyiv’s homeless people recount their...
Roubles and repression: how life in Russian-occupied Kherson is changing
Daily life in an occupied Ukrainian city continues with a veneer of normality – and an undercurrent of shortages,...
Published in: oDRIn Ukraine, local elections legitimise a new political system - and the old faces behind it
Ukraine’s local elections have frayed the connection between national and local elites - and legitimised the clan...
Published in: oDRThe pandemic has returned migrant workers to Ukraine. Will they stay?
Ukrainian labour keeps several European economies afloat. But after migrants returned home during the COVID-19...