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Valentina er en dame som bor i Rubezhnoe i Lugansk. Hennes blogg er i første rekke om hverdagslivet. Hun bruker et fiktivt navn på denne bloggen. Egentlig skriver hun på Russisk, og bruker Google translate til engelsk. Derfor er ikke språket alltid helt godt engelsk.

Better times

It’s a long time since I last wrote a blog. The reason is that it takes time and it is not easy to find something to write about. I promise to be more careful to write from now on. Since last it has happened a few things here in Lugansk. As you probably know is …

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Summer and optimism

It is long time since I have written in this blog. I’ve often thought about writing some words, but there has been little writing lately. Since I last wrote, life here in Rubezhnoe become more normal again. People begin to regain faith in life. It’s been quiet here for a long time really. So quiet …

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Zasyadko

Another big accident in one of the mines in Ukraine. This time Zasyadko. There have been several accidents in this mine several times. In 1987 over 100 people died after an accident in the mine. Mining in Ukraine is prone to accidents. The work is dangerous and the owners do not take safety seriously. I …

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Peace in Donbas

Then it finally signed an agreement that will ensure peace and quiet to Donbas. After that I understand the boundaries that are now apply. That Rubizhne which is my city continue to be Ukrainian as before, while the areas that separatist checks should get some form of autonomy. The main thing for all people here …

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My plan for peace

The last few days we have noticed that the front line approaching our city. We notice more military activity and hear explosions in the distance. A sign that his coming closer it Fakuma that the electricity is lost in large parts of days. We can be without electricity for several hours each day and it is …

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Help us

My Norwegian friends. Since I wrote here last fighting has come closer. We are not directly affected, but we feel that it is a matter of time before our city again being hit by bombs and gunfire. But once again it is the people I want to write about. We who live here and experience …

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2015 year of hope

This is a time between Christmas and New Year. That is between Christmas and New Year so we celebrate it. We have entered a new year 2015. My wish for this year is peace and that people can stop shooting at each other but lay down their arms. My wish is that we must be …

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Corruption

Today I came home from the hospital. I got a fever and felt released a few days. Then I went to the doctor and he put me into the hospital. I was sent home from the hospital today with the message that I was fresh again . This is my story. Today the story is not …

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Russian or Ukraine

It our New Year. The 14 January is New Year for us. My New Year’s wish is that this war soon end. Here in my town called Rubizhne are no matches. But sometimes we hear bangs from ateleri a distance. Soldiers, we also see sometimes, ATO soldiers from Ukraine and from other countries. Yes, some …

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Children in war

On Tuesday was my youngest son 6 years. We celebrated his birthday by my sister came to visit and brought gifts to him. My sister also had a bottle of wine that we adults drank while we talked about everything as only women can do. Some of what we talked about was the kids who …

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Young and love

Sometimes it is to talk with neighbors to get a new experience. Yesterday I was in there with my neighbor to drink tea. We would often drink tea together in the past, but the past year has somehow this tradition disappeared. As usual when two ladies meet, we talk about a lot of different topics. …

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Daily Life in Rubezhnoe

It’s Wednesday in mid-November. It‘s freezing out there, even today it rained. The narrow windows on our 10 floor in the living room. Fortunately works warming well now, if we had been without electricity had now become very Cold. About the situation in Rubezhnoe. I do not even know what to say. The situation is …

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Prices of food

I will talk about the biggest problem our. It is the price of food. It is so expensive that it is very difficult for us. Several foods have risen greatly in price. The price of bread has risen by 20% in a country that produces much grain. Today I bought chicken mince. A year ago, …

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About me

My name is actually something other than Valentina, but prefers to go by that name here on this blog. I am a woman who is a little over 40 years old and lives in Rubizhine located inLuhansk region. I have two children, one adult male and a boy who is almost 5 years. My husband …

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