In War-torn Ukraine, Civic Organizations Are Vital to Victory and Rebuilding

FIW2023 Ukraine

One year ago today, the authoritarian regime in Russia launched its unprovoked, illegal, full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Just as when it invaded Crimea and parts of eastern Donbas in 2014, there was enormous concern for the Ukrainians who fell—or might fall—under Russian occupation. To great horror, these fears have proven justified. Amid ghastly destruction and violence inflicted against Ukrainians, reports have emerged of “kill lists” sent by Russian intelligence agencies to frontline troops. The lists include not only Ukrainian government officials, but also journalists, activists, veterans, lawyers, LGBT+ people, and religious leaders.

More News & Insights

Screenshot 2024 06 17 At 1.38.39 PM

BENS Member, Phyllis and Sidney Bresler

United Hatzalah of Israel’s Fifth Annual Gala on June 4 honored BENS members Phyllis and Sidney Bresler and The Schattner Foundation for their significant contributions to supporting United Hatzalah and Israel.

Screenshot 2024 06 17 At 1.38.28 PM

BENS Member, Olga Torres

Recently, DC Member Olga Torres, and her firm received the Prestigious President’s “E” Award (“E-for-Export”) in a ceremony held at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington DC. The President’s “E”…

Screenshot 2024 06 17 At 1.44.49 PM

Ukraine says it struck SU-57 stealth fighter deep inside Russia

Ukraine on Sunday said its forces hit an ultra-modern Russian warplane stationed on an air base nearly 600 kilometers (370 miles) from the front lines.

Receive BENS news and insights in your inbox.