Martin Fornusek is a news editor at the Kyiv Independent. He has previously worked as a news content editor at the media company Newsmatics and is a contributor to Euromaidan Press. Martin studied at Masaryk University in Brno, Czechia, holding a BA in security studies and history and an MA in conflict and democracy studies.
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky visited naval infantry troops at the front line to mark the Day of the Ukrainian Marines.
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