The Open Society Foundations are working to support Ukrainian civil society, bolster international solidarity with Ukraine, and preserve the dignity of those displaced and affected by the conflict.
Art During Wartime
“Warriors of Light”
The world knew all too little about the art and culture of Ukraine prior to Russia’s all-out invasion. The war has changed that—and demonstrated the power of art as a tool of resistance.
Collective Action for Ukraine
A Drive to Deepen and Widen Ukraine’s Roots of Resilience
Open Society’s Ukraine Democracy Fund is providing vital support for scores of Ukrainian civilian groups, while working to rally allies abroad.
Hope for Ukraine
Q&A: Forging a Future Under Fire
As the one-year anniversary of Russia’s all-out invasion of Ukraine nears, Oleksandr Sushko reflects on how civil society has managed under fire—and the challenges ahead.
Charting Ukraine’s Future
There’s no end in sight for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. But civil society has begun planning with partners across sectors for the nationwide rebuilding efforts to come.
Freeing Ukraine’s Bountiful Food Supply
Ukraine’s grain helps feed the world. But Russia’s invasion has blocked their path to market, contributing to global famine.
A Dispatch from Kyiv
Resiliency in Ukraine
The war in Ukraine isn’t over, but thanks to the courage of Ukrainians and the resilience of civil society, vulnerable groups are getting support.
Ukraine’s Independent Media
Q&A: Telling War Stories Under Fire
It is incredibly tough to cover war against an enemy who wields disinformation amid the bombs and bullets. Yet thousands of displaced Ukrainian journalists carry on. What it takes to keep their stories coming.
Accountability for Atrocities
Building War Crimes Cases in Ukraine
The horrific slaughter of innocents in Ukraine will test the ability of the international justice system to hold Russia accountable for its misdeeds. A veteran human rights lawyer on the challenges and opportunities ahead.