Maria is a Ukrainian journalist and civic activist. 

She graduated from the Institute of Journalism at the National University of Kyiv and worked for the social-political Ukrainian newspaper “The Day” (from 2007  till 2012). 

At the moment she works as a journalist at the “Center for Civil Liberties” NGO,  where she creates content on the Human Rights situation in Ukraine and in the Post-Soviet space at large, for different Ukrainian and international media.

Since November 2013 Maria has been a permanent volunteer of the Euromaidan SOS initiative, which helps people who suffered during the revolution in Ukraine with different kinds of aid, including legal and psychological. 

Maria is now focusing on the issue of civil hostages which are kept in Crimea and Donbass.

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