Between August 26th and 31st
in Urzuf, Donetsk oblast, at the seashore of the Azov Sea, took place the
international youth camp “The Descendants of the Free 2019.”
At the camp, the teams from
Ukraine, Lithuania, and Poland had an opportunity to present their national
heroes, to learn the basics of tactics, first aid, cybersecurity and to enjoy
their stay at the seashore.
Also, the participants
learned how disinformation and propaganda works and how these tools are being
used by Russia to drive a wedge between the Central and Eastern European
After lectures kids took part
in a practical game aimed at finding out how through speculations on historical
controversies between the countries of the Baltic-Black Sea region, a modern
conflict might be provoked and how to resist such attempts.
Lastly, a book by Witold
Dobrowolski “Blood and Land: the war in Ukraine through the eyes of a Polish
nationalist” has been presented by author himself, as well as translator,
representative of the Azov Movement in Poland, Vladyslav Kovalchuk.
During the presentation, the
audience found out how the modern Ukrainian-Polish relationship looks like in
the context of the war in Eastern Ukraine.
August 31st was the final day
of the camp during which the best teams have been announced.
The organizing of the camp has been supported by the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine, Young Corpus, Ukrainian Legion, and Donetsk Oblast State Administration. Photo by Anna Shpilka
Група сприяння розбудові Інтермаріуму (ГСРІ) – заснована у Києві громадська організація і довгостроковий геополітичний проект, що з 2016 р. здійснює помітний внесок у регіональну інтеграцію на території між Балтійським, Чорним і Адріатичним морями у відповідь на російську агресію і глобальні виклики сьогодення.