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First Person
24 Oct 14
Under bombardment by regime forces, a man and his wife prepare for the arrival of their first child.
First Person
1 May 14
English-language editor of Voices of Ukraine explains how this volunteer-run translation project is proving a vital resource.
First Person
10 Apr 14
Economist Alex Ryabchyn argues that locals are afraid of the future but want to remain part of Ukraine.
The Crimean resort of Yalta has long been a popular holiday destination. Crimea, 2003. (Photo: Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images)
First Person
31 Mar 14
“I don’t think a person can change homeland from one day to the next.”
First Person
25 Mar 14
Kiev-based advertising executive discusses the investment climate amid continuing uncertainty about Moscow’s intentions.
First Person
19 Feb 14
Eyewitness account of life under constant aerial attack.
Shahin Rzayev with the receipt for the confiscated book. (Courtesy of Shahin Rzayev.)
First Person
12 Jun 13
IWPR’s country director had book confiscated just because it was published in Armenia.
First Person
11 Jun 12
Opposition divided between advocates of violent and peaceful means of resolving conflict.
Destruction of villages in Jabal al-Zawiyya area of Idlib province, northwestern Syria. (Photo: IWPR)
First Person
26 Mar 12
Local activist describes destruction in villages and indiscriminate killing.