Alexei Novikov is an unemployed miner, displaced from Donetsk city to government-controlled Kirove, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine. His new home is 2 km from the frontline “Line of Contact” in the war between Ukraine and the separatist Donetsk People’s Republic.
In an interview with international OSCE monitors, he said: “I moved here from Donetsk in June 2014 with my wife and my kids. Three and four years old. We wanted to buy a house here but we were cheated....more »
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