On January 25th, join Olga Rudenko the editor-in-chief of the Kyiv Independent, and Illia Ponomarenko, the defense and security reporter at the Kyiv Independent, who will provide an on-the-ground update and expert analysis of Russia’s escalation of aggression against Ukraine.
January 25, 2pm EST; 9pm (Kyiv)
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Brought to you by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, in partnership with The Kyiv Independent.
Olga Rudenko is the editor-in-chief of the Kyiv Independent. She first joined the Kyiv Post in 2011 as a staff writer, becoming an Editor in 2013 and Deputy Chief Editor in 2017. She has written for many global publications, including USA Today and the Washington Times. She was a 2021 fellow at Chicago Booth School of Business.
Illia Ponomarenko is the defense and security reporter at the Kyiv Independent. He has reported about the war in eastern Ukraine since the conflict’s earliest days. He covers national security issues, as well as military technologies, production, and defense reforms in Ukraine. Besides, he gets deployed to the war zone of Donbas with Ukrainian combat formations. He has also had deployments to Palestine and the Democratic Republic of the Congo as an embedded reporter with UN peacekeeping forces. Illia won the Alfred Friendly Press Partners fellowship and was selected to work as USA Today’s guest reporter at the U.S. Department of Defense.