Fleur de Weerd (1985) is a historian and journalist at Dutch daily newspaper de Volkskrant. In 2011-2015 she worked as a freelance correspondent in Ukraine for several Dutch and Belgian media. In 2015 she wrote book about Ukraine, crowned best literary travel book of the year by the jury of the Bob Den Uyl-prijs in the Netherlands. Since the full-scale invasion in February 2022 she has traveled to Ukraine many times to report on the war and on the social impact the invasion has had on Ukrainian society.