Tatiana is HIV-positive and lives in Ukraine with her three children. She contracted the virus from her husband, who died last year.
A picture hanging on Tatiana's living-room wall represents a perfect holiday, far away from the reality of the house it sits in.
Konstantin is a medic, social worker and bar owner. He suffers from Hepatitis C and has devoted most of his time to helping drug users take the necessary precautions to avoid a similar fate. He has a glass eye from trauma he suffered during the Chechen conflict.