Ukraine has now experienced a half-year of war with no end in sight. Numerous individuals and groups are now attempting to calculate the real cost of the brutal Russian invasion. Whilst the fog of war makes such studies difficult, they will prove pivotal in understanding the true level of suffering in the country.
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As we look through the history of Soviet Ukraine, we'll get to know Ukraine's two most famous directors - Oleksandr Dovzhenko and Serhiy Paradjanov - and discover what made them so revered. We'll also look at some of the most harrowing events in Ukraine's entire history - from the horrors of the Holodomor to the struggles of Soviet dissidents to the catastrophe at Chornobyl.
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