Volodymyr Yermolenko

Documenting Ukraine Grants

Explaining Ukraine in English

The project is aimed at explaining events to Ukraine, Ukraine's history, politics and culture, as well as Russian invasion of Ukraine, to the English-speaking audiences around the world.
Yermolenko is a Ukrainian philosopher, writer and journalist, the edtior-in-chief of ukraineworld.org, one of the key Ukrainian websites about Ukraine in English, as well as the host of the podcast "Explaining Ukraine".
Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion UkraineWorld has been one of the most active Ukrainian information initiatives in English. The Twitter account @ukraine_world now has 196,000 followers; UkraineWorld's Facebook page over 80,000; the "Explaining Ukraine" podcast has 80,000-100,000 listeners per month, and the cumulative mothly audience worldwide reaches up to 10 million people monthly.
Yermolenko is going to continue this work, particularly focusing on podcasts (ukraineworld.org/podcasts). These are usually published at a rate of about 3-4 episodes per week.