Internally Displaced Persons in Ukraine: Socio-Economic Situation and Educational, Cultural Challenges

Author: Olga Horpynych
Institution: State University of Trade and Economics, Ukraine
Author: Nikita Omelchenko
Institution: State University of Trade and Economics, Ukraine
Year of publication: 2023
Source: Show
Pages: 61-69
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PDF: cpls/8/cpls806.pdf

The article examines a new social group in Ukrainian society that emerged after the events of 2014, related to the aggressive actions of the Russian Federation against Ukraine and the annexation of Crimea. This social group became even larger after Russia’s criminal full-scale invasion of the territory of sovereign Ukraine. Internally displaced people have become the face of the crisis of social, economic and psychological stresses that modern society has faced against the backdrop of war. The authors examine the main issues faced by internally displaced persons, drawing attention to the fact that the indicators of this category are increasingly changing the structure of Ukrainian society. The article defines the category of IDPs, focuses on the consideration of IDPs as two instances: a special social status that is a determinant of behavior/socio-cultural determination and creation of their own conditions in the socio-economic situation, or a special social group that has received legal shelter with the help of the authorities according to the established status.


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