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In Isolation

Dispatches from Occupied Donbas

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Publication Date: 05/03/2022


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  • From the Editors
  • Preface [Stanislav Aseyev, January 2021]
  • Prelude to War: Maidan and the Revolution of Dignity [Oleh Kotsyuba and Michelle R. Viise]
  • The Lost Generation of the “Fabled Novorossiia
  • How I Became a Shadow in My Own Land
  • Who Has Joined the DPR Militants and What Are They Fighting for?
  • Executed as an “Enemy of the People” of the DPR
  • The Checkpoint: “I’m Alive because of the War”
  • How to Defeat the DPR
  • Young People in the DPR and the LPR: What Does the Future Hold?
  • The Donetsk “Uprising” a Year Later: The Future of an Illusion
  • An Excuse to Pull the Trigger
  • The Voice of the Donbas: How Five Thousand Victims Are “Heard”
  • Chronicle of Decline and Fall: The Donetsk Oblast State Administration Building
  • Grenades Aren’t a Big Deal Anymore: Everyday Tragedies in Makiïvka
  • Why They Like “Tsars” in the Donbas
  • What Is Ukraine to Me? The View from Makiïvka
  • A Letter to the Russians
  • Who Lives off the Residents of Occupied Donbas?
  • The “Esperanto” of Vladimir Putin
  • A Letter to My Country
  • The Half-life of the Sovok
  • Irreconcilable Differences
  • A Few Fairytales about the DPR
  • Donbas: Seven Hundred Days of Solitude
  • What Comes Next?
  • Lower Than Rock Bottom
  • Cultural Life under Occupation: The City of Donetsk
  • Citizens without Citizenship
  • Homo Donbasus, or The Changes Brought by the War
  • About Easter…and More
  • Chaos in Their Heads: How the War Is Perceived in the Occupied Zone
  • What Pygmalion Left Unsaid
  • Evening Strolls through an Empty City
  • Quid Prodest?
  • The “Remainers”: The Undiscovered Bosch of the DPR
  • Screeching in the Thorns
  • “Primaries” under the Occupation
  • Propaganda on the Streets of Donetsk
  • Occupation as It Is: Khartsyzk
  • That Sweet Word, “War”
  • Where the Elite of Occupied Donetsk Take Their Leisure
  • Donetsk: A Tour of Expropriated Places
  • Immersed in War
  • The Donbas in 2017: Three Variations on a Theme
  • The DPR and Religion
  • How the Militants Prepare Children to Join Their Military Organizations
  • “I Fought in the War”: Life after Leaving the DPR Militia
  • Back in the USSR: Soviet Themes in Donetsk Eateries
  • “Looking for a Tusk to Buy”: Ads in Occupied Donetsk
  • Following the Path of Crimea?
  • Us and Them
  • A Knack for Losing Things
  • Notes
  • Illustration Credits

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