Escaping war, a new life in Italy

When and why did you leave your country?

In 2022, for war reasonsĀ 

Where did you start your journey?


Which countries did you travel through?

From Odessa I went to Romania by plane and from there by plane to Sicily.

Why did you choose this country rather than another country?

There were direct contact friends

What was your principal difficulty once you arrived in the host country?

The fact of not working, of being stationary.

Do you have a job?


Do you have local friends


What do you like most in the host country?

The food, the air, the sea and the people

What do you do in your spare time?

I study Italian in the classroom and online, I connect with Standford University where I do online Italian lessons and embroidery.

What do you want to do in host city?

I want to stay in Italy. I no longer have anyone in Ukraine, I would like to stay and find a job.

What do you think will help newcomers?

I cannot give an answer.

What do you miss about your country?

Personal comforts, having one’s own space. Having one’s own things without asking for everything. Feeling relaxed at home

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