Life Stories

She took Oriental Studies at a Kyiv university, taught English in China and then opened a foreign language centre in her native Henichesk. Being a teacher, she keeps studying herself and attends all possible seminars and conferences.

Vitalii is a jeweler from Kramatorsk. He used to live and work in Horlivka, where he married and where his son was born. “Andrii was born to the sounds of air fighters — at that time, in July 2014 we were heavily bombed,” Vitali says.

“My mother said that when I was a child, I liked to dig the ground. They say that plants help reduce stress.