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The Ethnology Notebooks. 2018, 1 (139), 103–111

UDK 314.151.3-054.72/.73:355.355(470:477)”20”

DOI https://doi.org/10.15407/nz2018.01.103

Received 14.01.2018

BETWEEN TWO WORLDS: ACTUAL LIFE STRATEGIES OF VICTIMS OF MILITARY CONFLICT IN UKRAINE

Ivankova-Stetsyuk Oksana, Doctor of Sciences, acting of the leader of the

departmeny of social anthropology

at the Institute of Ethnology

of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine,

Svobody Avenue 15,  79000, Lviv, Ukraine.

Contacts: e-mail: ina@mail.lviv.ua

Markov Igor, candidate of sciences in history,

Ph.D, doctoral student in the Department of social anthropology

at the Institute of Ethnology

of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine,

Svobody Avenue 15,  79000, Lviv, Ukraine.

Contacts: e-mail: igor.markow@gmail.com

Abstract. The processes of integration of newcomers into the community of residence — alike, whether the issue of entry of foreign migrants into the community, or internal migrants from one of region to other within country – now, unfortunately, belong to the determinants of social relations. Modern Ukrainian society is at the crossroads of both of these integrations. On the one hand, it is a question of massive external migration of Ukrainians mainly to EU countries, which has grown significantly due to the lack of visible prospects for Ukraine’s domestic development and the continuing Russian-Ukrainian war, and on the other hand, the emergence of over half a million internally displaced people persons from the zone of armed conflict in the Donbass. Through comparative analysis of focus groups with internally displaced persons from territories occupied by Russian forces and previously obtained results of field studies of labor migrants from Ukraine to the EU, the authors of the article consider the challenges and models of integration of local groups into the dominant societies.

 Keywords: internally displaced persons, external migrants, local groups, dominant socium, integration models.

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