It is important that we are perceived not as only those who ask. We live and live a full life, says Paralympics champion
I consider myself to be a Ukrainian. Although now everybody calls me a Moskovite because Russian is my mother language.
I’ve got used to bombing, but leaving, the feeling that people are far away in different cities and countries hurts much
I love the steppe Crimea, I love the sea and the steppe, when a harsh herbal infusion of August steppe mixes with the sea smell...
My husband says about our daughter: "Well, it is clear that she will start to walk in Frolivska Street, but I wish we did not marry her off there."
It is interesting to break the stereotypes when you come to the servicemen, talk with them, especially if you speak Ukrainian, they find out that you are from Luhansk and do not understand what's going on
I said I would not take children to shelled Luhansk...
The conversations about #“Ukrainization” of Crimea were futile. It was impossible to find a postcard in Ukrainian for our Canadian friends in 1997-1998
It is much easier to live with Ukrainian passport in Russian Volgograd than to live with Ukrainian passport somewhere in Crimea.
Sometimes I say stupid things but I don’t want to be killed, jailed or punished for my nonsense. It is very important for me to call a spade a spade, but it can’t be done now in Crimea.
The events in Ukraine made girls get much more mature faster, though they still remain the same restless, ambitious, sincere Ukrainian teenagers.
Support is very important at the beginning. It helps in difficult situations. Then you can already move on your own. There will be a person, who needs help more than you.
If I had not left, I would have had no opportunity to travel somewhere now and in future. These forced circumstances gave me opportunity to travel across Ukraine, to leave the settled place and start a new life.
I moved 13 times. It turns out that most of the IDPs have never left their city or have never even changed their residence. I tell them about my #experience with moving
"You can postpone a war but never jazz." We went to listen to jazz, when the administration was seized, the radio was seized.
Who are the Ukrainians then? They are much more than just ethnic Ukrainians