Since 2015, Ukraine has been among the ten countries with the largest internally displaced populations worldwide. The views of these people remain largely hidden from view. However, their overall number, their territorial spread, and their extreme experiences make displaced people a group that the Ukrainian and Russian national and local governments—as well as the West—need to take into account. Prof Gwendolyn Sasse reviews the results of a survey undertaken by the Center for East European and International Studies (ZOiS) in Berlin in this article for Carnegie Europe. The article can be found at: http://carnegieeurope.eu/strategiceurope/67979 Gwendolyn Sasse is currently the Director of the newly founded Centre for East European and International Studies (ZOiS) in Berlin and on secondment from Oxford, where she is a Nuffield Professorial Fellow.
The Voices of the Displaced in Ukraine and Russia
A new survey highlights the views of people displaced by the conflict in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region