Danylo Pavlov, Bakhmut, 2023
Myroslav Laiuk: Bakhmut
Publication
Ukraïner
International

During the most intense fighting for Bakhmut in the winter and in March 2023, the author spent days and nights with Ukrainian infantrymen and artillerymen, medics and chaplains, rescuers and children who remained in the city and its surroundings, where artillery shelling and street battles were a constant.

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Presentation:
– Myroslav Layuk, writer and war documentarian, author of the book Bakhmut
– Danylo Pavlov, documentary photographer, whose works are illustrated in the book
– Yevheniia Sapozhnykova, editor-in-chief of Ukraїner Publishing House

“Without retelling the events and reflecting on them, we are doomed to other people’s interpretations of our struggle. Interpretations of the equalizers of all wars, who are ready to write new reports without switching TV channels and reconcile the rapist with the victim, tearfully reminding that even a murderer and looter has a loving mother,” writes Bohdan Logvynenko, founder of the Ukraїner project, in the foreword to the book.

“Everyone who has been involved in the war has their own path. Very often, it goes off-road and asphalt, with potholes. Myroslav managed to collect and show all the painful stories of each of his characters. Thanks to books like this one, entire generations will learn about the titanic efforts of the Ukrainian military,” said Yevhen Malolotka, Associated Press photojournalist and Pulitzer Prize winner.

Bookstore “Sens”, Kyiv (34 Khreshchatyk Street)
February 23, 2024 at 19:00

Language: Ukrainian
Year of publication: 2023
Number of pages: 256
Dimensions: 140 х 210 mm
ISBN: 978-617-8216-09-2

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