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Eastern Ukraine — ‘You never know when the next shelling will start’

By France24
23 February 2022   |   1:29 pm
Tensions in eastern Ukraine have been rising for weeks. DW reports from the village of Vrubivka, where many are leaving and those who stay live in constant fear of shelling.

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