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Meet the Journalists: Julia Barton and Misha Friedman

July 15, 2016|

Captured Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko came home to a hero’s welcome on May 25, 2016, after a prisoner exchange with Russia. But more than two years after Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula and support of a separatist conflict in Ukraine’s east, life has hardly returned to normal for Ukrainians who had to leave their homes. The Ukrainian government is only beginning to get a handle on the internally displaced. The government has registered 1.7 million IDPs, but the true number could be higher.