Professor and serviceman Fedir Shandor gives lectures on tourism studies right from the trenches

In Uzhhorod, Fedir Shandor is known for popularizing local tourism. The man leads the Zakarpattia Tourism Organization and teaches at the university. As a professor, he hasn’t stopped giving lectures even in the trenches — he has been part of the Armed Forces of Ukraine since the beginning of the full-scale Russian invasion. The man agreed with his command and comrades to have a suitable duty roster to be able to hold lectures with his students.

Currently, the professor is in eastern Ukraine. In his notebook, there are new ideas for various initiatives in his hometown. Fedir says: “We are fighting for an educated nation. If I weren’t giving lectures, it would be a sin. Why did I join the armed forces then?”