The loss of every Ukrainian defender is the loss of a person who could change society, build a family, and be an example for generations. After a person dies, dreams, aspirations, empty seats at a table for two, unworn T-shirts, unread books, phone numbers, and mailboxes where no one else answers remain. But worst of all, there are the loved ones left behind who learn to live with the emptiness inside, preserving memories and memory. Zaborona journalist Anastasiya Opryshchenko talked to the wives of the fallen soldiers. And through their memories and correspondence, showing the loss in a comic strip, and explains what feelings and thoughts the relatives face during the grieving process.
Illustration: Anastasiya Oprishchenko / Zaborona
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