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Nadiia Konieva has taken a long journey from escaping the war in Ukraine to Poland and then to Milwaukee, where she’s a freshman psychology student and tennis player. (Milwaukee Athletics photo)

From Ukraine to UWM, tennis player finds a new life

Kathy Quirk, UW-Milwaukee Report April 16, 2023

week after the Russians invaded Ukraine, 16-year-old Nadiia Konieva set off on a journey that led her to the women’s tennis team at UWM. Konieva and her mother, Iryna, fled to Poland from...

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