Yurii Sheliazhenko (Pacifist Movement of Ukraine)

portrait of Yurii Sheliazhenko Kiev. A middle-aged chubby man with long hair and beard.

Yurii is executive secretary of the Ukrainian Pacifist Movement and a board member of the European Bureau for Conscientious Objection. He obtained a Master of Mediation and Conflict Management degree in 2021 and a Master of Laws degree in 2016 at KROK University. In addition to his participation in the peace movement, he is a journalist, blogger, human rights defender, and legal scholar, an author of academic publications and a lecturer on legal theory and history.
He is board member of the international organization “World beyond War”. And he is member of the board of the European Bureau for Conscientious Objectors (EBCO).

Recent Publications

Why Russian and Ukrainian Warmongers Portray Each Other as Nazis and Fascists (15.3.2022)

Speech at the World Conference against Nuclear and hydrological bombs in Hiroshima (4.8.2022)

Ridiculous War, a poem by Yurii Sheliazhenko (16.8.2022)

From Kyiv to Moscow. They do not resign themselves to war. Humanité, August 24, 2022 by Pierre Barbancey and Vadim Kamenka