Locals do not linger in the streets. They go to bed early and get up early. They know that, for the time being, it’s safe and they are well protected by the Ukrainian army.
It’s here that the King Danylo 24th Separate Mechanized Brigade stands guard
Radio Donbas.Realii met with the Ukrainian soldiers to create these stark, but telling black-and-white portraits. An improvised photo studio with windows covered with sandbags. The story of one unit of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and yet, the daily reality for an entire generation of people, old and young.
Most of these soldiers weren’t even 18 years old when Russia occupied Crimea and launched a war in the Donbas.