Marina is a waitress at the Barocco restaurant in government-controlled Avdiivka, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine. The restaurant is 2 km from the frontline “Line of Contact” in the war between Ukraine and the separatist Donetsk People’s Republic.
In a conversation with international OSCE monitors, she said: “Before the war I lived in Avdiivka and worked in Donetsk. It was just a short trip from here to there. In 2014 I had just finished decorating my new...more »
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