“In Almost Every Village Someone Was Killed”

What prompted Dagestani people to oppose “partial mobilization”? Why did the protests have a female voice? What influenced the course of the events? What’s spiritual and political life in the republic like? Saida Sirazhudinova and Khazbi Budunov discuss the anti-war protest in Russia’s Dagestan and its conditions

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Partial Mobilization: Six Stories. Part 2

What can we do in the face of conscription? What does “patriotic duty” mean in a country waging a criminal war? Remarks from six Russian men and women about their choices and their ideas of patriotism

Partial Mobilization: Six Stories. Part 1

What can we do in the face of conscription? What does “patriotic duty” mean in a country waging a criminal war? Remarks from six Russian men and women about their choices and their ideas of patriotism

“At Some Point, Everything You Do Becomes Activism”

How do you organize a cooperative in Ukraine after 2014? What’s it like to be a seamstress engaged with feminist and LGBTQ+ activism? Where are the boundaries between production, art, and activist work? The Kyiv seamstress collective ReSew talks about work ethics, migration, and self-organization in the time of war

A Reward for Nobody

The return of the awarded title of “Mother Heroine” is another attempt by Russia to dress up the invasion of Ukraine in the uniform of the Great Patriotic War. What principles underlay the Soviet version of the order? What does its recovery say today? Gender studies researcher Sasha Talaver analyzes the history and relevance of the award

“In Almost Every Village Someone Was Killed”

What prompted Dagestani people to oppose “partial mobilization”? Why did the protests have a female voice? What influenced the course of the events? What’s spiritual and political life in the republic like? Saida Sirazhudinova and Khazbi Budunov discuss the anti-war protest in Russia’s Dagestan and its conditions

Partial Mobilization: Six Stories. Part 2

What can we do in the face of conscription? What does “patriotic duty” mean in a country waging a criminal war? Remarks from six Russian men and women about their choices and their ideas of patriotism

Partial Mobilization: Six Stories. Part 1

What can we do in the face of conscription? What does “patriotic duty” mean in a country waging a criminal war? Remarks from six Russian men and women about their choices and their ideas of patriotism

“At Some Point, Everything You Do Becomes Activism”

How do you organize a cooperative in Ukraine after 2014? What’s it like to be a seamstress engaged with feminist and LGBTQ+ activism? Where are the boundaries between production, art, and activist work? The Kyiv seamstress collective ReSew talks about work ethics, migration, and self-organization in the time of war