Yahoo!, “Ukrainian town draws inspiration from anarchist hero”

By Joris Fioriti, April 26, 2022

Despite massive bombardment and with Russian troops just a stone’s throw away, morale remains high in a Ukrainian town that draws inspiration from the memory of a local anarchist hero.

In the southern town of Gulyaipole, replete with red and yellow tulips and an old-fashioned charm, the thunder of bombs exploding nearby is a constant reminder of the proximity of the fighting.

Most of its 16,000 inhabitants have fled, only to be replaced by those displaced from Russian advances in the eastern Donbas region, part of which has been controlled by Moscow-backed separatists since 2014.

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