But the evacuation period made her more certain about returning. “I realized how much I miss Ukraine,” Anya said.
Every morning, train EC57 leaves Berlin station, beginning a 10-hour journey to bring Ukrainian evacuees back from 6 months of fighting.
On this particular train are Ukrainians struggling with the decision whether to return home after half a year of fighting broke out in their homeland.
Some miss loved ones who have decided to return forever.
Others couldn’t hide their nervous, restless moods as they returned to their hometowns to visit their families for the first time since the evacuation.