On War and Cultural Erasure

PEN America President Ayad Akhtar reflects on the cultural destruction that has taken place in Ukraine at the hands of Russian Tsars and Soviet leaders. More

Vladyslav Yesypenko

Vladyslav Yesypenko | Status: Imprisoned | Ukraine

Vladyslav Yesypenko, a freelance journalist for the Krym.Realii project at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, was detained in March 2021 by the Russian Federal Security Services (FSB) while reporting in… More

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Ukraine Writers Speak Out on Their New Lives at War

By Suzanne Trimel (New York, N.Y.)-- During an online conversation from western Ukraine on March 3, PEN Ukraine President Andrei Kurkov, the novelist and screenwriter, shared a bleak prediction about… More