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DIARY OF AN ILLEGAL SOLDIER

Ukrainian War Hero and journalist Lt. Olena Bilozerska will reflect on the role of volunteer soldiers and her own experience at the frontline during the Russian-Ukrainian War (2014-present)

ABOUT THIS EVENT

This event is part of the new programme of webinars hosted by British-Ukrainian Aid introducing books written by Ukrainians about Ukraine. We are delighted to be co-organising Olena Bilozerska’s book presentation with AUGB London Branch.

Olena Bilozerska will talk about her book “Diary of an Illegal Soldier” short-listed for the Taras Shevchenko National Prize in 2021. The book has documented Olena’s experience at the frontline in 2014-2017 as a sniper of the Volunteer Ukrainian corps Right Sector and the Ukrainian Volunteer Army. The author will discuss the role of volunteers in the Russian-Ukrainian war (2014-present) in conversation with the event moderator, London Euromaidan volunteer Pavlo Kvach.

Lt. OLENA BILOZERSKA is a holder of the third degree of the Order for Courage. She is a Russian-Ukrainian war veteran, an officer of the Marine Corps of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and a former sniper of the Volunteer Ukrainian corps Right Sector and the Ukrainian Volunteer Army (2014-2017). Lt. Bilozerska held the position of a commander of a self-propelled artillery platoon in 2018-2020. Olena is also a journalist and human rights activist.

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This event will be conducted in UKRAINIAN.

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