Pavlo Stekh

a journalist from Kharkiv. He was working in a number of Kharkiv newsrooms, was a founder of an online media outlet about culture lyuk.media. Pavlo made his name by writing stories about Ukrainian suburban trains. Behind the processes of buying tickets, waiting at the platforms, communication with the fellow travelers (not always polite and not always sober) Pavlo tried to see the real face of the society in Ukraine. In order to get as clear vision as possible, Pavlo traveled in suburban trains through the whole country. All his observations the journalist summed up in the book Nad Prirvoyu V Irzhi (The Catcher in the Rust). At Compass 2018 he will speak in person about his thoughts after travelings in trains.