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Ukraine prospects of peace: Life in the ruins of Donetsk

The war in eastern Ukraine has claimed more than 6,000 lives and left more than 1m people without homes since it began in early 2014.

Natalia Antelava and Abdujalil Abdurasulov have been travelling around Ukraine for a series looking at the success of February's truce signed in Minsk.

Arriving in Donetsk, they met a woman still living in the basement of a shelled and abandoned apartment block in the city's suburbs.

She told them why she wanted to break away from Kiev and be part of Russia.

  • 01 Apr 2015
  • From the section Europe
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