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Sarah Ashton-Cirillo

Resolute Square Contributor, journalist, author, and American serving as an active-duty soldier in the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

About Sarah Ashton-Cirillo

Sarah Ashton-Cirillo is a US citizen and an active-duty soldier serving in the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Prior to her enlistment, she covered Ukraine's battle for freedom and liberty as a war correspondent based 25 miles from the Russian border.

The author of two books, Sarah has an extensive background as an analyst in the fields of politics, healthcare, and distressed investments and is the parent of one child.

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Understanding The Realities Of Russian Propaganda And Disinformation
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Sarah Ashton-Cirillo gives an update on the war from Kyiv and shares her experiences being targeted by Russian propaganda. Sarah and Lisa Senecal discuss useful Russian stooges like Tucker Carlson who aid the Kremlin by pushing its disinformation into the US mainstream and social media.
September 14, 2023
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A Year In Ukraine: A Perspective From The Front Line
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ZeroLine with Sarah Ashton-Cirillo

On this episode of The ZeroLine, Sarah Ashton-Cirillio connects with executive editor of Resolute Square, Lisa Senecal. The two discuss the Russian invasion and its global implications as Sarah reflects on her last 19 months on the front lines in Ukraine.
September 7, 2023
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The Geopolitical Miscalculations Of Russia's Genocide In Ukraine
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ZeroLine with Sarah Ashton-Cirillo

Host Sarah Ashton-Cirillo is joined by foreign policy expert Jessica Berlin. Berlin provides fascinating perspective on the various calculations and miscalculations by not only Russia, but the US and its NATO partners. She explains that our 30 years of “perceived stability” allowed us to forget the language of violence used by dictators use to gain and hold power.
August 3, 2023
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The Fight For Freedom: Ukraine's Battle Against Russian Aggression
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ZeroLine with Sarah Ashton-Cirillo

With his voice altered to protect him, "John Jackson" talks with Sara Ashton-Cirillo about the UN's inaction on Russia's illegal war, as well as the promises made to Ukraine and Putin's cowardice.
July 27, 2023
Rick Wilson's Enemies List
Pro-Democracy Champion Sarah Ashton-Cirillo On The ZeroLine!
The Enemies List

Rick Wilson's The Enemies List

Sarah Ashton-Cirillo, an American serving in the Armed Forces of Ukraine, joins Rick from Kyiv to discuss the status of the war and announce the launch of her new podcast with Resolute Square, ZeroLine.
July 26, 2023
How The War Ends: Why Ukraine’s Total Victory Over Russia Is The Only Option
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ZeroLine with Sarah Ashton-Cirillo

This inaugural episode of ZeroLine with host Sarah Ashton-Cirillo begins with a discussion of how Russia’s illegal invasion and senseless slaughter of civilians must end: Total victory for Ukraine. Sarah sits down with guest Olexander Scherba, Ambassador for Strategic Communications from the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. They discuss Ukraine's historic mission, the war of good versus evil, and the ten-point peace formula. Hear Ambassador Scherba's insight into Russia’s unwillingness to negotiate honestly, that there are not always two sides to every story, and the truth is the truth. Don't miss out on this powerful conversation about the fight for freedom and justice!
July 20, 2023
Sarah Ashton-Cirillo in Washington D.C
Meeting In DC Urging America To Meet The Moment
American fighting with the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Sarah Ashton-Cirillo, returned to the US to meet with lawmakers and urge continued support for those on the zero line in defense of democracy around the world.
June 1, 2023
The 209th
In January 2022, members of the battle-hardened 209th were civilians living their lives in peace. Weeks later, they would become fighters for Ukraine's liberation.
April 13, 2023
Judge Me By My Enemies
Sarah Ashton-Cirillo has had to deal with the Russian propaganda machine attempting to silence, discredit and murder her since before she joined the battle in Ukraine. So far, all they've accomplished is lighting a fire in her to destroy the enemy and stop them from committing their crimes.
March 16, 2023
Kyiv Before And After Putin's Invasion
Ukraine Withstood Putin’s Winter Of Terror, Now It Must Win The War
A year after its application to join the EU, Ukraine has proven its leadership in defending democracy and the principles of the EU stands. Sarah Ashton-Cirillo writes that now is the time for membership and to give Ukraine the fighter jets needed to defeat Putin and protect Europe.
March 2, 2023
Sarah Ashton-Cirillo injured in the trench
A Year In Ukraine: From Journalist To Soldier On The Zero Line
Sarah Ashton-Cirillo arrived in Ukraine as a journalist and became a soldier fighting on the front line and serving as a medic. This is her story of why she felt compelled to join the Armed Forces of Ukraine and fight for liberty and democracy.
February 23, 2023
Sarah Ashton-Cirillo on Ukraine's Front Line
A Year of War in Ukraine Featuring Video Posts From Sarah Ashton-Cirillo
Strategy Session

Strategy Session

Resolute Square marks one year of the Russian war against Ukraine with a special conversation and exclusive video posts from Sarah Ashton-Cirillo from the front line.
February 22, 2023
War In Ukraine: Life On The Zero Line
The line of defense we hold is positioned where the attacks on us are constant, and the advances against us bring the opposing forces to within a few hundred meters on a regular basis. Due to this, casualties happen, with theirs outstripping ours exponentially.
February 21, 2023