February 9, 2023
TOPSHOT – Activists grasp Ukranian flags as they protest in opposition to Russias invasion of Ukraine all the way through a rally at Lafayette Sq., throughout from the White Area, in Washington, DC on February 25, 2022. – Russian President Vladimir Putin unleashed a full-scale invasion on Thursday that has compelled greater than 50,000 other people to escape Ukraine in simply 48 hours. (Photograph through MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photograph through MANDEL NGAN/AFP by way of Getty Pictures)

Editor’s Notice: Victor Tregubov is a Ukrainian columnist, political blogger and the previous editor-in-chief of Petr and Mazepa on-line information outlet. He’s additionally a co-founder of the Democratic Awl (Demokratychna Sokyra) political birthday party.

Some international pals have requested what they are able to do for Ukrainians, to assist us live on this fight.

For traditional other people relatively than influential politicians there are nonetheless some ways. Listed below are a couple of:

1. Percentage our information. 

Wisdom is energy. Our adversary within the Kremlin made disinformation one in every of his number one guns. His media, Sputnik and RT, are accountable for standard disinformation: all the way through the primary level of our struggle, which started in 2014, it used to be exhausting for us to end up the struggle used to be actual, and a results of Russian aggression relatively than some inside civil warfare.

We don’t have tough world TV belongings, however I will be able to counsel some assets for actual details about our struggle.

  • Ukrinform – A Ukrainian information company with a multilingual website online
  • Liga.web – Some other information company with English-language protection
  • InformNapalm – A suite  of open supply investigations with many insights.

2. Sign up for pro-Ukrainian rallies if there are any on your area.

Attempt to to find your native Web communities of Ukrainian nationals – I feel they’re going to be happy to instruct you. Those rallies create very important leverage, making it more difficult for politicians to forget about Russia’s aggression. 

3. Refer world reporters to Ukrainians at the floor.

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You’ll be able to encourage them to speak with Ukrainians. In the event that they ask you for a touch, you’ll identify me. My identify is Victor Tregubov; I’m a former journalist, political activist, and now an officer within the Ukrainian Armed Forces. I additionally recommend you touch Liubov Tsybulska, the top of the Ukrainian Heart of Strategic Communications and Data Safety or some other Ukrainian you to find faithful.

My contacts: +380509772445, [email protected]

Liubov Tsybulska’s contacts: +380673770354. 

4. Donate cash.

Our Nationwide Financial institution created an account for this function. It’s open for budget transfers from any donor. 

🇺🇲 For donations in USD:

SWIFT Code NBU: NBUA UA UX

JP MORGAN CHASE BANK, New York

SWIFT Code: CHASUS33

Account: 400807238

383 Madison Road, New York, NY 10179, USA

Checking account: UA843000010000000047330992708

🇬🇧 For donations in GBP:

SWIFT Code NBU: NBUA UA UX

Financial institution of England, London

SWIFT Code: BKENGB2L

Account: 40000982

Threadneedle Side road, London EC2R 8AH, UK

Checking account: UA843000010000000047330992708

🇪🇺 For donations in EUR:

SWIFT Code NBU: NBUA UA UX

DEUTSCHE BUNDESBANK, Frankfurt

SWIFT Code: MARKDEFF

Account: 5040040066

IBAN DE05504000005040040066

Wilhelm-Epsteinn-Strabe 14, 60431 Frankfurt Am Major,Germany

Checking account: UA843000010000000047330992708

You must additionally to find the checking account main points for different currencies on the Nationwide Financial institution of Ukraine web site.

5. Lend a hand Ukrainian refugees.

Many that couldn’t battle have been compelled to depart our nation. A few of these refugees is also on your house. Please assist them whilst we’re preventing to avoid wasting our nation so they are able to go back.

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6. If you’re desperate to battle – that’s additionally imaginable.

Consistent with a Legislation on Army Carrier within the Armed Forces of Ukraine, authorized through a decree of the President of Ukraine in 2016, foreigners have the appropriate to enroll in the Armed Forces of Ukraine on a voluntary foundation. A separate subdivision is being shaped of foreigners who want to serve within the Global Legion for the Territorial Protection of Ukraine. There’s no larger contribution you’ll make for the sake of peace. 

For enrollment and different main points, please touch the Protection Attaché of the Embassy of Ukraine on your nation (touch knowledge to be had on embassy internet sites). 

Sadly, for now, the website online of Ukraine’s Overseas Ministry and websites and electronic mail servers of embassies are down. The surest strategy to to find their contacts is Fb pages of Embassies – use Fb seek to search out the related one.

Thanks! We’re preventing for our long term, to your long term, for the way forward for the unfastened international in opposition to blatant cynicism and unprovoked aggression. Any assist is favored! Sign up for this battle!