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Seen and Heard: Peter Pomerantsev

One of the most popular Christmas films in Ukraine is Home Alone, which has a narrative that resonates with Ukraine’s story: a small country abandoned by the world’s parents, always attacked by bigger powers and having to improvise self-defence with anything that comes to hand.” 

Peter Pomerantsev, SNF Agora Senior Fellow, writing on what his research project, Arena, reveals about the Ukrainian national identity.

The Economist, April 4, 2022