https://youtu.be/nC8SP2tsAjg The CHOP is an occupied protest in Seattle taking up 3 blocks of the Capitol Hill Area downtown. If you want to see what it's really like, check out part 1 of our docu-series where Ryan will walk you through the area and let you get a glimpse for yourself of what it's actually … Continue reading Take A Tour Of The CHOP In Seattle
Written by Ryan Miller, 05 OCT 2019 Picture this: just outside of whatever town you live in, trenches litter the countryside and divide what used to be a unified nation, your nation. Somewhere down the line, the divisions that existed in peoples’ minds materialized in the form of armies, both sides made up of fellow … Continue reading On Ukraine’s Frontlines, “5 Guys Dead” is an Average Radio Call.
The soldiers we met in Eastern Ukraine live life like an intense camping trip. They cook food, drink coffee, play cards, and hang out. They also fight in the trenches in between. This is an inside look at how some of the soldiers of Ukraine's Donbas Battalion live.
We were curious what it was like, so we went there to find out for ourselves. Here an inside look.
Written by Ryan Miller, 24 JUN 2019 The show must go on. This is the case for millions of Ukrainians clinging onto any sense of normalcy that they can find. The war began in 2014 in eastern Ukraine as a result of Russia’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula. The area around the city of Mariupol … Continue reading When You Live in an Area Plagued by War, Life Doesn’t Just Stop.
In Part 2 of our mini docu-series, we explore the good, the bad, and the ugly part of Seattle's CHOP. Full disclosure: By the time that this video is live, the CHOP will likely have been taken back by the police, and will once again be a normalized part of Seattle. https://youtu.be/vqiQXuaZfN0
How to Build a Country, Part 1 Ukraine: a place very near and dear to us here at Iliad Media. We’re Americans that stand with Ukraine in its struggles. In this article series, we will retell the stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things, rebuilding Ukraine better than it was before the war. These people … Continue reading How to Build a Country, Part 1.
Written by Hannah Holtz, 10 FEB 2019 Russia has been on a global tear for power for most of recent history. The origins of this quest for global domination are long, complex, and for the purposes of this article, unimportant. The bottom line is this: Russia will stop at nothing to achieve worldwide dominance. This … Continue reading Russian Interference in Ukraine, Part 1.
Written by Ryan Miller, 26 November, 2019 There’s been a lot of buzz around Ukraine in the news lately. Unfortunately, the buzz isn’t centered around actually helping Ukraine’s military fight their fight. It’s more centered around impeaching President Donald J. Trump. Somehow, the people making these arguments against each other either in favor of or … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Should Care About Ukraine Beyond the Impeachment Talk
https://youtu.be/JP_s3WvArOQ The scars of Ukraine's war with Russia-backed separatists are evident anywhere you go in the Luhansk Oblast. While embedded with the Donbas Battalion, I took this video of combat between the two sides that killed 5 separatist soldiers. If you'd like to read more about what happened that day, follow this link to the … Continue reading Video: Combat in Ukraine That Kills 5 Separatist Soldiers
We wanted to know how Ukraine's war has affected the Donbas Battalion's frontlines soldiers personally. The men and women that serve their country all have the same end-goal in mind, but as we know war can affect people in various ways. Here's a look at how.