Former bartender opens hub in front-line Bakhmut

17:47, 22 August 2018

Your home does not end at the threshold of your apartment. That’s what Denys Belik claims – former barman and a founder of Freedom hub – a cultural space in Bakhmut. The man was born in Russian Sochi, but his family moved to Horlivka, Donetsk region, After 7 years of barman experience Denys dared to start his own business and open a hub for youth.

As part of the project CloseEast112, we go on telling about people who make Donbass better for fellow countrymen and closer to the whole country. This film is presented by the 112 Ukraine TV channel in the framework of the project with the Ukraine Confidence Building Initiative (UCBI II), funded by the US agency of international development USAID. It is devoted to the people of Donbas region who have managed to change their lives in spite of the war unfolding in Eastern Ukraine.