Tetyana shares the story of the formation of her national identity and the economic peripeteia that she had to go through in the process of transforming society. Tatyana was born and raised in Kherson. She graduated from two institutes in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg, Russia), Moscow after which she taught at a college. She later worked in a bank and eventually transitioned to the accounting profession. Tatyana continues to look for opportunities to find a personal apartment and now lives in Kyiv with her brother.