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Voices of Ukraine, Episode 8: In Conversation With The Kyiv Independent’s Toma Istomina
May 19, 2022

The Kyiv Independent’s Deputy Chief Editor Toma Istomina talks with the site’s contributing editor Lili Bivings (MARS-REERS ’23) about being included on Forbes 30 under 30 in Europe list, leaving war-torn Ukraine to attend a conference in Norway, and what it’s like to cover a war unfolding in your own country. This episode contains explicit language.

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This episode was written and produced by Masha Udensiva-Brenner. Music by Ivan Nebesnyy. Art by Victoria Tentler-Krylov. Editorial and production assistance from Jordan Waller. Thanks to Marko Andryczyk and Nathan Schiller for feedback on the episode.


About Voices of Ukraine

Since Russia invaded Ukraine, we’ve been hearing a lot of firsthand accounts of lives upended by the war. This podcast features the voices of Harriman community members who are in Ukraine or deeply connected to it. Listen to the trailer, edited by Daniel Alarcón.