Six years after the conflict began in Ukraine, women's contribution to war are being realized. Still, they are facing barriers to equal treatment and forging their own paths instead.
Ukraine's war has displaced more than 1.5 million with over 10,000 civilian casualties. In 2014, when the violence broke out, many young people left, while the elderly stayed behind just barely surviving.
The spike in violence in Iraq proves disheartening for Wisconsin veterans who served in the Iraq war.
A Wisconsin couple spent Valentine's Day together during their deployment in western Ukraine.
A civilian veterinarian and military medic is serving a one-year deployment to Ukraine.
Wisconsin soldiers are helping Ukraine's troops learn critical thinking and analysis, something that wasn’t part of the Soviet system.
Major General Donald Dunbar, Wisconsin's adjutant general, resigned after a report showed that the Wisconsin National Guard botched investigations of sexual assault and harassment.
Asylum-seekers face a series of hurdles as widely varied as the stories that brought them to the Continent.
The presidents of Ukraine and Russia are to start face to face peace talks.
Grantee Simon Ostrovsky appeared on 1A to discuss his Pulitzer Center-supported reporting on Ukraine-Russia peace talks.
After nearly six years of war, the Ukrainian and Russian presidents are preparing to meet this week for the first time. The historic peace talks come as impeachment hearings continue in the U.S. Simon Ostrovsky reports from the frontlines of eastern Ukraine with a look ahead at the negotiations that could change the fate of those living in conflict.
Many Ukrainian women took matters into their own hands when the conflict began in 2014. This video introduces the stories of four women who jumped to action.
Paula Bronstein's focus is Ukraine's vulnerable, fragile elderly population trapped by an endless war that sees their lives frozen by conflict, impoverished, living in dilapidated homes.
Will peace talks between Ukraine and Russia result in an end to the war in Eastern Ukraine?
When war came to eastern Ukraine, an unsuspecting population raced to action. Whether it be in the military, as a volunteer, or simply as a resident of an occupied town, women’s experiences do not reflect those of their brethren.
Why is there a rush for cryptocurrencies in places that don't exist? A story set in the post-Soviet space, where ultra-libertarianism meets kleptocracy and sanctions evasion.
Ukraine—the home of Europe’s hot war, and the Petri dish where Russian information operations are tested—holds a consequential presidential election in spring 2019.
Church parishes throughout Ukraine are voting to no longer recognize Moscow's authority as Russia blames the U.S. for meddling in Orthodox affairs, raising tensions ahead of elections.
With the war in Ukraine at a standstill, will crowd-funded military support break the deadlock?
Women and children spend months in Ukrainian prisons in torturous conditions. What is being done to change that?
The Ukrainians who overthrew their president in 2014 were driven mainly by anger about corruption. It has proved harder to change the country's habits than its leaders.
From Estonian militias to separatist fighters in Ukraine, tensions between NATO and Russia are approaching Cold War levels.
Two years after Euromaidan, the Russian seizure of Crimea and conflicts in eastern Ukraine, a depressing new reality has sunk in for many displaced Ukrainians: they're not getting their old lives back.
Ukraine's government is set to completely change many of the Soviet-style state institutions, but it has a short window of opportunity and the notoriously corrupt police force is its main priority.
Wisconsin National Guard members overseeing the training of Ukrainian armed forces proved reluctant characters in the impeachment case against President Donald Trump.
Simon Ostrovsky gets one of the few interviews given to the foreign media by actor and comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, the winner of the Ukrainian presidency.
Journalist and photographer Misha Friedman discusses his reporting on incarceration and prison reform in Ukraine.
Following one Ukrainian oligarch’s money trail helps to expose flaws in our global financial system. Oliver Bullough discusses what happened to him when he did so.
Circumnavigating and sometimes crisscrossing the sea by ferry, visiting settlements and protected sites, Dimiter Kenarov draws a new environmental map of the Black Sea and its coastal area.
Journalist Sophie Pinkham discusses her reporting on AIDS activism in eastern Ukraine and how the war and take-over by pro-Russian separatists have affected HIV treatment and policy.
Julia Barton and Misha Friedman traveled to Ukraine in May 2016 to report on the country's internally displaced people. The government has registered 1.7 million IDPs, but the true number could be higher.
On the front lines in eastern Ukraine, where Ukrainian soldiers face off against the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic, the war is being fought like it was a century ago: in trenches.
Yigal Schleifer explores the European political sphere after the Cold War and examines the struggle for democratization in three countries: Hungary, Ukraine and Turkey.
Photographer Misha Friedman talks about Ukrainian Police reform: why he chose to do this project and why it matters.
What does it mean to be a Ukrainian? Journalist Sarah Topol spent five weeks in Ukraine looking for an answer.
Photographer Misha Friedman traveled to Crimea to find out how Russian annexation affected the vulnerable people there.
In this professional development conference, Chicago educators encountered global health reporting and strategies for connecting students to under-reported stories.
Paula Bronstein documents how war in Ukraine impacts the nation's most vulnerable population, the elderly. These silent victims of war age into unlivable conditions exacerbated by poverty and violence.
This week: how the world's poorest countries lose billions at the hands of corrupt officials, the journey of a Nigerian girl, and building urban life from scratch in Haiti.
Reforming Ukraine's health system, cleaning up fashion's supply chain, and seeking relief from sanctions in this week's newsletter.
As America grapples with police reform, it's also funding a new force in Ukraine.
This week's News Bite lesson explores Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin's four-part film series investigating the global impacts of growing tension in Eastern Europe.
Pulitzer Center grantees report from the front lines of the new Russia-NATO cold war.
The Pulitzer Center staff share favorite images from 2015.
Photographer's new book brings together a decade of reporting on a growing global phenomenon that now affects more than 10 million people.
Regional reporting and historical prospectives create fertile ground for conversation between Sarah Topol, Dimiter Kenarov and Marvin Kalb.
"Everyday Africa" and other Pulitzer Center grantees included in the Atlantic's Roughly Top 100 non-fiction pieces of 2014.
Ukraine's struggle to build a national identity dates back to the Cold-War. Facing more recent territorial struggles over the Crimea, how will the country's citizens choose to define themselves?
This plan includes lessons connected to the work of journalists that presented at the University of Chicago Summer Teacher Institute in June 2017.
Students develop solutions for challenges in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Students will conduct in-depth research on their issues, create proposals, and present them.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
Students explore explore Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin’s project “Cold War Fault Lines," which considers growing military activity in Eastern Europe.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
Students investigate educational resources using diverse media in order to understand how journalists use various mediums to tell different accounts of Ukraine's internally displaced persons.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.