Women of steel – Nelia

We met the women of the association Women of Steel, women, mothers and daughters of Ukrainian soldiers taken prisoner. They told us their stories. This is Nelia, who lost a son killed and whose other son was captured defending Marioupol.

Nelia has had no news of her son since April, Russia refusing to communicate about the soldiers it holds. She heard that he was alive on September 22 on the liberation of his former commander who shared his camp. Nelia is in Paris to testify and solicit the support of France following the invader’s crimes in her town and throughout Ukraine.

Women of steel – Kateryna

This is the testimony of Kateryna, a young women from Mykolaïv whose father was taken prisoner in Marioupol early in the war. She learned he was alive throug...

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