Ukraine is a country of 45 million people, making it our sixth-largest European trading partner by population. Its geography is similar to that of Poland, with vast plains and broad rivers flowing northward toward the Baltic Sea.
Ukraine has long been an agricultural powerhouse, and its fertile soil makes it the “breadbasket of Europe.” Thanks in part to its favorable climate, Ukraine produces over 20 percent of the world’s sunflower oil and black earth soil provides 70 percent of Russia’s grain production.
Ukraine also has many natural resources, including iron ore, coal and manganese. Its factories produce steel and machinery for surrounding countries.
Ukraine is truly a beautiful country. It is so full of life and energy. People are very friendly, fun and open. Even though the country has suffered so much in its history, it has always managed to bounce back to prosperity.
Sadly, Ukraine is not as beautiful now because of the aftermath of the war. It’s still beautiful, but it’s begging for help to become whole again.
What You Need To Know About The Situation Between Russia & Ukraine?
Ukraine has been an independent country since it declared independence in 1991. It was not always a peaceful transition though. The Soviet Union collapsed and a new leader, Vladimir Putin, took over Russia. Ukraine’s new leader Leonid Kravchuk wanted to keep Ukraine independent while Russia wanted the opposite. In the confusion, Crimea joined Russia and the eastern part of Ukraine became a Russian stronghold.
Crimea is now called an “occupied territory” by Ukraine, but Russia considers it part of their country. There are many Russian troops in Crimea, which makes it hard for Ukrainian forces to take it back. More recently, the eastern part of Ukraine has become occupied as well. In 2014, after President Victor Yanukovych committed treason and fled the country, there was a war with pro-Russian separatists who want to turn Ukraine into a dictatorship under Russian control. The war continues today with no end in sight.
When Russia annexed Crimea in 2014, the move was largely condemned as illegal by the international community. The U.N. General Assembly deemed Russia’s takeover “without legal validity.”
However, on March 11, 2018, Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed the annexation of Crimea was a “historic reunification” and celebrated the move at a rally with thousands of supporters.
What Do The People Of Ukraine Have To Go Through?
The situation in Ukraine is getting worse day by day. In the eastern part of the country, pro-Russian separatists continue to take over government buildings, intimidate local residents and terrorize journalists who try to report on their actions.
They are under constant attack. The pro-Russian rebels in the east of Ukraine have been attacking government forces and civilians for months now.
Some of their cities have been captured by rebels and are being ‘governed’ in a very dubious way, with rebels taking over homes and businesses and demanding money from the owners.
And now Russia is sending more troops and equipment into Ukraine. It’s clear they’re trying to provoke an even bigger crisis — with potentially devastating consequences for all of Europe.
But the people of Ukraine have made it clear they don’t want Russian interference in their affairs. They want freedom, democracy and the right to determine their own future without outside pressure or coercion.
The people of Ukraine are resilient, and they have a deep and abiding desire to be sovereign, self-governing, and free. They want to live in freedom, peace, and security. They want to control their own future.
They have shown great courage in the face of vicious aggression and intimidation. But they should not be forced to stand alone against Russian aggression and intimidation.
That’s why The People Of Ukraine need your help.
Practical Ideas To Support Ukraine
We made a list of 12 practical ideas to support Ukraine. There are some concrete actions you can take to help Ukraine by yourself or by joining the efforts of other concerned people like yourself.
This is no call for sending weapons to Ukraine, nor a plea for war. This is a call for humanitarian aid, spreading word about the ongoing events, and applying pressure on the aggressor.
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In the end, as Ukraine changes, we all have to remember that this is entirely a Ukrainian struggle. Ukraine has made incredible sacrifices for freedom and independence, and it will have to continue to do so for years to come. As we promote public diplomacy, Ukraine was always onto something when it comes to its own tactics of truth. There is no greater example wherein Ukrainians were so courageous in the face of such adversity; the government of Ukraine never lied about the tragedy that befell their country and they certainly never denied that a grave failure had taken place. As well as this they were honest in promising what they could do and transparency at every stage.
We believe that there are good people out there, and no evil can exist in the world if there’s people out there willing to stand up for their beliefs. We are asking for your help to stand with Ukraine.