• Ivano-Frankivsk,  Ukraine

    Escaping the war in Eastern Ukraine

    The Place: Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine “The snow brought respite to my eardrums, muffling the noise and allowing a stillness to take hold of the city. Voices echoed across parks, crows cawed while they circled above, and wind swayed creaking branches as artificial sounds, for once, receded into the backdrop… the capital of the Carpathian region balanced the tranquility of a town with the vibrance and character of a city, giving me time to catch my breath and for my senses to recover after my last two stops in Ukraine.” Please note that we do not fact-check our interviewees, and that their views do not necessarily represent our own. The Person: Yulia Ostrohliad, 36,…