Life Stories

Nadiia, a Luhansk private psychologist in her past life, now has a small office at the state-owned Youth Friendly Clinic in the centre of Zaporizhia, Eastern Ukraine.

A year-and-a-half since displacement, Halyna, a sociologist from the frontline city of Mariupol, runs a public opinion research company of 26 employees, which currently implements nine projects.

Kate left Luhansk more than a year ago. On 13 June 2014, she and her husband got married, and the next day they were driving out of their native city. “I’m a singer, so I signed a job contract and went abroad.