February 24, 2022 | The Night That Changed Everything (II)

It's the second time I've had to leave everything behind and flee. I am a 27-year-old designer and I live in the city of Vishhorod in the Kyiv region. I was born in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk, in an area some people now call the Donetsk People's Republic.

February 24, 2022 | The night that changed everything (I)

My husband and I realised that the inevitable had happened; rumours of a war in Ukraine had intensified in the previous month.