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The Distant Barking of Dogs

Official film website with information about the film team, festivals and awards.

POV: The Distant Barking of Dogs

POV’s film page includes links where you can download additional resources and get help hosting a screening.

"The Economist Explains: What Are the Minsk Agreements?"

Information from The Economist about the two agreements that attempted to halt the war in the Donbas region in Ukraine.

European Parliamentary Research Service Blog: “Refugee Status Under International Law”

A report by Ionel Zamfir published on the European Parliamentary Research Service Blog breaks down the definitions of refugees and asylum seekers.

Geneva Statement on Ukraine

This joint statement was issued by Representatives of the European Union, the United States, Ukraine and the Russian Federation and calls for disarmament of armed groups, the return of illegally seized buildings and amnesty for protestors who vacate buildings and surrender their weapons.

"'I Don’t See a Future Here': Life in Eastern Ukraine after Five Years of War"

Testimonials from civilians on all sides of the conflict gathered by the Donbas desk of RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty in April 2019, five years after the war’s outbreak.

The Lancet: "New WHO Prevalence Estimates of Mental Disorders in Conflict Settings: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis"

This article reports the results of a study that examines mental health challenges in conflict settings.

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: “Report on the Human Rights Situation in Ukraine”

A 2017 report from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

People's Council of the Donetsk People’s Republic

The Donetsk People’s Republic in eastern Ukraine is considered by the Ukrainian government one of three illegally occupied territories. The area receives humanitarian and military backing from Russia, and Ukraine is currently at war with the proto-state.

"Ukraine: The Forgotten War"

This photo essay by Erik Messori published in Al Jazeera shows the impact of the ongoing conflict on civilians in 2019.

"Ukraine's Revolution and Russia's Occupation of Crimea: How We Got Here"

An article from The Guardian provides an overview of the 2014 Ukraine Revolution, a series of violent events that involved protesters, riot police and other violent actors in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv.