Stories from both sides of eastern Ukraine frontline in comicMar 21, 2019
Just 2,000 kilometres from Berlin, 5.2 million people live in dire humanitarian circumstances due to ongoing fighting, 3.5 million of whom require humanitarian assistance. Those most in need live in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions in the east, where a 427-kilometre-long ‘contact line’, a stretch equivalent to the length of the French-German border, separates fighting forces. Active hostilities took the lives of over 3,000 civilians and injured approximately 9,000 since 2014. Yes, armed conflict still rages on the doorstep of the European Union. What is it like to live on both sides of the frontline in eastern Ukraine? Step into shoes of local people and read the stories they are living for last 5 years.