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Izabella Chruślińska


Polish journalist known for her articles and books on Ukraine and Ukrainian-Polish relations. Chruślińska has authored interview books with Ukrainian intellectuals, including historian Yaroslav Hrytsak and writer Oksana Zabuzhko. She contributes to a number of Polish outlets, including Przegląd Polityczny, Gazeta Wyborcza, Rzeczpospolita, Więzi and Dialog, as well as the Ukrainian Dukh i Litera’s Yehupets magazine and Ukrayinskiy Zhurnal. In 2007-2008, Chruślińska coordinated the CoE and EU action plan on Ukrainian media.

On August 22, 2016, she was awarded the 25 Years of Ukraine’s Independence anniversary medal from the President of Ukraine for a significant personal contribution to the strengthening of Ukraine’s international image, promotion of its historic legacy and modern accomplishments, and in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence.

Books in Ukrainian: Chruślińska has edited Adam Michnik’s Search for Freedom: Essays on History and Politics (Dukh i Litera, 2008) and authored Dialogues of Understanding: Ukrainian-Jewish Relations (Dukh i Litera, 2011), Ukrainian Palimpsest: Oksana Zabuzhko in a Conversation with Iza Chruślińska (Komora, 2014), Thou Shalt Open My Lips, Lord… Josef Zissels in a Conversation with Iza Chruślińska (Dukh i Litera, 2017).