Firstly, I’d like to congratulate you all on the first of March, first day of spring, I wish you all well, may green shoot abound for all!
Huge thanks to all of those of you who supported my work in this last month. If you want to be involved, click here.
There’s a lot of exciting things coming up, I’ve been very happy to receive the first submissions for the poster for my documentary film to be released this summer, ‘A Brit in Crimea (on his holidays)’:
Masses of propaganda abouts around Crimea. Ukrainian propaganda, western propaganda, Russian propaganda. The aim of this film was to be absolute anti-propaganda, in fact 2 of the main interviews are with a man from Kiev, and a pro-Ukrainian.
And speaking of matters Ukrainian, some of you may know the problems the Ukrainian Embassy in the UK have tried to cause for me – trying to get my passport confiscated, get me arrested, slander, threats, and on.
Sadly, a fairly typical response from a pro-Ukrainian to independent journalism. Here, my recent video about the changing face of journalism in Ukraine –
March doesn’t see my exact return to Donbass, but it’s getting closer, and there are many interesting places to report from before then, and on the way. So, a lot more to come, and my very best wishes for spring once more!