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Anastasiia Bykhovskaia

Anastasiia Bykhovskaia

Anastasiia (Ana) Bykhovskaia is a general reporter with the Estevan Mercury.
Hailing from St-Petersburg, Russia, Ana started her career in online media in 2010. Her professional experience started with working as a news editor at the Internet-TV channel Piter.TV. She later took on an online lifestyle project called Modorama, where she was a chief editor and publisher. Ana also had a chance to work in TV journalism, where she tried herself as a news producer for the daily news show Incident Chronicle, broadcasted on St-Petersburg's TV100.
Later in life, she moved to Canada and settled in Estevan. Ana earned her undergraduate degree in International Journalism from St-Petersburg State University in Russia and her MA in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Manitoba and the University of Winnipeg.

Email
abykhovskaia@estevanmercury.ca

Recent Work by Anastasiia

Photos: Crowd gathers at North Portal to protest against vaccination mandates for truckers

Photos: Crowd gathers at North Portal to protest against vaccination mandates for truckers

Estevan area residents partook in the protest against vaccination mandates for truck drivers on Saturday.
Local woman is inviting residents to join her in search for Estevan's Biggest Loser

Local woman is inviting residents to join her in search for Estevan's Biggest Loser

Deadline to enter is Jan. 29
One person taken to hospital with minor injuries after collision north of Estevan

One person taken to hospital with minor injuries after collision north of Estevan

Latest news from the Estevan fire department.
Coldest Night of the Year fundraiser coming to Estevan in February

Coldest Night of the Year fundraiser coming to Estevan in February

Choose Life Ministry is once again partnering with the Coldest Night of the Year Canada-wide fundraiser to generate some funds for the local program. The event will be held on Feb. 26.
Kinettes hosting silent auction for Telemiracle

Kinettes hosting silent auction for Telemiracle

"We're looking for donations. It could be from companies or people that are doing homemade stuff. We're going to do the auction on the 9th-14th of February. And we can get donations up to the day," said auction committee chair Angela Bresciani.
Estevan's outdoor rinks welcome users

Estevan's outdoor rinks welcome users

The city employees are running the facilities adjacent to the rinks, and the ice surfaces themselves are maintained by the local service clubs. And two outdoor rinks are currently available to the public.
Emergency room at St. Joseph's Hospital sees a surge of Omicron cases

Emergency room at St. Joseph's Hospital sees a surge of Omicron cases

"We are busier in our emergency department right now, because we've got more people coming in looking for testing and with any other signs and symptoms of COVID. So we start a little busier with that. But as far as admissions into the hospital, we see no change on that," Cheryl Harrison, St. Joseph's Hospital nurse manager.
Are you humans a rescue too?

Are you humans a rescue too?

An opinion piece on the role of animals in our lives
Humane society has just under 100 cats, adoption fee dropped to $30

Humane society has just under 100 cats, adoption fee dropped to $30

Right around the holidays, the shelter had to put a freeze on intakes, as they had no more room available anywhere. Starting Jan. 1, they dropped the cats' adoption fee to $30 for a month, to create space for other animals in need.
Estevan Mercury Flashback – Wednesday, Jan. 25, 1989

Estevan Mercury Flashback – Wednesday, Jan. 25, 1989

This week's flashback.