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Ukraine conflict through the lens of documentary photographer Noah Brooks

Can war become an inspiration? How can something that cruel, chaotic and bloody trigger imagination and be turned into a work of art, a fleeting moment melted into a lasting shape of a photograph? Noah Brooks has been looking for an answer in the trenches of Shyrokyne, Ukraine. Noah had been following news about the […]

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6 person internally displaced family at their new place

6 person internally displaced family at their new place

This video is brought to you by non-governmental organization #Babylon’13 as part of their series of short films about internally displaced people in Ukraine. A very positive mother of a big family tells their story to the filming team. They left Donbas and headed to the town of Pavlograd in Dnipropetrovsk oblast where they knew […]

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24 hours without a single shot meanwhile withdrawal of RU forces from Donbas is not observed

September 10, 2015 without a single shot

On September 10, for the first time in many months not a single shot was made in zone of anti-terrorist operation. Unian reports this with reference to press-center of anti-terrorist operation. The day of September 10 didn’t bring unpleasant surprises. On the night of September 11, from midnight to 06.00 am the ceasefire was not […]

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4 cases of shelling, one killed servicemen on September 8

4 cases of shelling, one killed servicemen on September 8

During the previous day ceasefire was violated 4 times, 1 Ukrainian serviceman killed in clash. Unian reports this with reference to press-service of anti-terrorist operation. Violations took place near Artemivsk, Shchastya and Avdiivka. In total there were 4 cases of ceasefire violations registered. Russia-backed fighters used infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers, large caliber machine guns and […]

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Changes made by new Law on Local Elections

Changes made by new Law on Local Elections

The new law entered into force on 08.08.2015. The elections are scheduled for October 25 and they will test is the model suggested by the Law is actually effective. The main feature of the upcoming elections is the non-transferable vote. In the infographics down below you can find more information on changes brought by the […]

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How is it possible that we kill each other, torture each other in basements? – Sergiy Zakharov

How is it possible that we kill each other, torture each other in basements? - Sergiy Zakharov

Donetsk artist creates a graphic novel to tell what he experienced in captivity using the language he can speak. Artist from Donetsk city Sergiy Zakharov paints a graphic novel based on what he saw and experienced when he was held captive by fighters of self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic year ago.   The story down below […]

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Situation in ATO zone remains relatively calm with some provocations

Situation in ATO zone remains relatively calm with some provocations

As of September 7, 2015 situation in Donbas remains relatively calm despite some provocations. Unian reports this with reference to spokesperson of presidential administration on ATO issues Andriy Lysenko. He mentioned that situation in Mariupol sector was ‘absolutely calm’. In Luhansk sector there was one provocation near town of Shchastya where the fighters made few shots […]

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Russian aggression in Ukraine and its victims [Infographics]

Russian aggression in Ukraine and its victims [Infographics]

One year ago, on September 5, 2014, a first Minsk agreement was signed in Belarus. After hard defeat and tragic losses in Ilovaisk in late summer this agreement looked a like an acceptable plan to resolve the conflict. However, one year after, when we already have the second version of Minsk agreements, it is obvious […]

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Drone filmed destroyed Donetsk city

Drone filmed destroyed Donetsk city

Video gives bird’s-eye view Donetsk destroyed by terrorists. Unian reports this with reference to pro-Kremlin propagandist channel RT, which has originally published it.   Meanwhile situation in Donbas remains relatively calm. The new ceasefire started on September 1. Spokesperson of presidential administration on ATO issues Andriy Lysenko informed that there were no losses among Ukrainian […]

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Russia sent 15 echelons of ammunition to Donbas in one month

Russia sent 15 echelons of ammunition to Donbas in one month

From July 25 to August 28 15 echelons of ammunition, fuels and lubricants have arrived from Russia to Donbas. Unian reports this with reference to Information Resistance Group. According to IR group, 150 tanks, 50 armored combat vehicles, 48-50 cannot artillery systems and self-propelled artillery systems, 32 multiple rocket launcher systems, more than 250 trucks with […]

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