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What can the West do to help Ukraine?

openDemocracy has been reporting from the grassroots in Russia and Ukraine for years. Our expert panel explain what difference the outside world can make for the people caught in this geopolitical flashpoint

28 February 2022, 12.01am

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Almut Rochowanski Works with civil society activists in the former Soviet Union. From 2014 to 2017, she advised international women's peacebuilding organisations on their work in Ukraine and remains connected to a country-wide network of grassroots women activists
Olesya Khromeychuk Historian of east-central Europe; author of ‘“Undetermined” Ukrainians’ (2013) and ‘A Loss’ (2021); director of the Ukrainian Institute, London
Raphael Bossong Researcher at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, where he works on EU non-military security questions and migration
Chair: Thomas Rowley Lead editor on the post-Soviet world at openDemocracy

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