Ukraine coverage may numb us to the brutality of war. The capture of one town shook me out of it.
Dariya Akhova was born in Kyiv, Ukraine, and has since lived in multiple cities in Canada and Europe. Currently, she’s an MA student at the Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies at the University of Toronto. Dariya specializes in Ukrainian identity, language and memory politics, particularly the linguistic associations of the Russian-language among millennial Ukrainians.