Occupied screened on the 2nd March 2023, marking a year since Russian troops occupied Kherson, presented in partnership with the Ukrainian Institute London and followed by a panel discussion with director Albina Kovalyova, Senior Journalist/Producer at BBC World Service Kateryna Khinkulova and hosted by the BBC’s Diplomatic correspondent Paul Adams.

Dmytro Bahnenko, a journalist in Kherson, southern Ukraine, spent three months secretly recording his city’s resistance to the Russian occupation.

In an extraordinary film for BBC Eye, journalist Dmytro Bahnenko chronicles the harsh reality of life under Russian control, as food and medicines become scarce, people flee and others disappear.

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