Life Stories

We have agreed with Olha, an operator with a Kyiv-based hotline providing advice to internally displaced persons (IDPs), to meet when her shift is over but she stayed on to assist a lonely elderly woman immobilized in her flat nearly 700 kilometers away in Donetsk due to

We met Natalia the first time in late spring this year in the town of Zatoka at the Black Sea shore, where she was staying with her two children, Alisa, aged five, and Alex, aged seven, while her husband had started working in Odesa.

Everyone who sees Victor* with his long hair and wrinkled leather coat would sooner say he is an artist than a construction worker from the Western Ukrainian city of Chernivtsi.