Taras Yemchura

Portrait Taras Yemchura
© Hartwig Klappert

Taras Yemchura was born in 1992 and completed his studies at the National University of Building and Architecture in Kiev. He is an NGO activist, took part in the student protest movement and was one of the co-organisers and coordinators of the Euromaidan movement. He was invited together with his fellow campaigners Valerij Grynkov, Anastasia Makarenko and Yevhen Soikon to the 2014 international literature festival berlin where they discussed various phases and aspects of the crisis in the Ukraine at three events.