Alek Sandra

When the conflict in eastern Ukraine began in 2014, Sandra Alek had to leave her home, for it had become the battlefield between the Ukrainian army and Russian backed separatists. Forcing her to move to the Donetsk city centre, providing safety for her and her family’s lives.Being fluent in English, Sandra started working as a translator and ‘fixer’ for international journalists covering the conflict.This work allowed her to visit both sides of the frontline and see the reality and the routine life of her fellow citizens trapped in the middle of the conflict.Sandra Alek is using her knowledge and ability in the writing of a book about the life of Ukrainians in wartime.



Musée Immédiat

132 pages