Anna Conkling is a freelance journalist based in Berlin. Her work surrounds human rights violations and the war in Ukraine. Her work has been featured in Rolling Stone, Elle magazine, and The Daily Beast.

A portrait of Yahupova, at her family's apartment now in Kyiv.

A Ukrainian woman who was falsely imprisoned at the start of the war says she was forced to appear on multiple Russian state TV shows spewing the Kremlin’s lies at gunpoint.