If Ukraine’s Fate Is not a Menu à La Carte, then Ukrainian Voices Must Be Heard

Author: Kateryna Busol
Published: 20.06.2022
Russian President Putin’s announcement of the “special military operation” against my native Ukraine coincided with my reading of Soviet Judgment at Nuremberg by Francine Hirsch. And while some are still wondering how Russia is so blatantly abusing the legal regime prohibiting the use of force, which the Soviet Union helped establish, Ukrainians have hardly been caught by surprise. In fact, we have been living in the real-life setting of yet another great book – The World of Yesterday by Stefan Zweig – for years. While some are still largely refusing to believe that we are in a contemporary 1938 moment…