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Sophia Moskalenko

Sophia Moskalenko

Sophia Moskalenko is a research fellow in social psychology at Georgia State University.

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Commentary: Ukraine’s women fighters reflect a cultural tradition of feminist independence

By: and - March 22, 2022

Tens of thousands of Ukrainian women have taken up arms during the war sparked by Russia’s invasion. According to media reports, women constitute as much as 15 percent to 17 percent of the Ukrainian fighting force. In the first two weeks of the conflict, social media was replete with images of Ukrainian women training for […]