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UKRAINE: Challenges of the crisis

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The idea of the project was conceiving an event in which the participants will have the opportunity to learn about a global debate such as foreign intervention, humanitarian or not, from the perspective of a man who lives in that area. The event will open with the presentation of the controversial documentary “Ukrainian Agony-The concealed war” by Mark Bartalmai.

Andriy Lyubka (b. 1987) is one of the most provocative young writers in Ukraine. He is a poet, translator and essayist. He graduated from Mukachevo Military School and studied Ukrainian philology at Uzhgorod National University. He also studied Balkan studies at the University of Warsaw. Andriy Lyubka is the author of three books of poetry: “Eight months of schizophrenia” (2007), “Terrorism” (200 ) and “40 dollars and tip” (2012) and the volume of short stories “Killer” (2012). Also in 2012, he released an album with DJ Dimka Special -K . He is the winner of the prize “Debut” (2007) and “Kyiv Laurels” (2011). He was the curator of three international literary festivals and is currently receiving a New Europe College scholarship for writing a novel where the action takes place partly in Romania. He actively participated in the latest political events in Ukraine.

Miruna Troncota is a lecturer and postdoctoral researcher at the Department of International Relations and European Integration of the National School of Political Studies and Public Administration, Bucharest. Her specialization is on the Western Balkans and the security challenges in the Black Sea region. In her spare time, she is a writer and a cultural facilitator at the Conceptual Lab (Bucharest).