Culture is playing a different role. For eight years now, the independent state of Ukraine, since 31 years only, has been defending itself against the aggressor from the East. Only with weapons, as the news claims? What can defend the people who seek protection from invaders?
A Culture to Fight for Life
When Russian troops occupy Ukrainian cities and towns, they bring Russian school textbooks and Russian school teachers. Meanwhile, in Russia, references to Ukraine and Kyiv are removed from textbooks wherever possible. Russian missiles are aimed not only at infrastructure and civilian objects, but also at museums, ancient churches, mansions and theaters