Emil Filtenborg

Based in Kyiv, Emil Filtenborg covers conflicts in and around Ukraine for outlets like Euronews, DW, Vice World News and The Daily Beast.

His first paycheck: “It was around 2004 when I was 13. I was earning €6.15 an hour sweeping the floors of a local machine factory in Vejle, Denmark, after school. My first paycheck was around 80 euros. I most likely spent it all on iced tea and Jethro Tull CDs.”

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