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Learning to Fight
Joao Bolan and Sandra Alek | Roads & Kingdoms
“In August 2014, the small city of Ilovaisk became a battlefield, with Ukrainian government forces battling pro-Russian insurgents. Caught in the crossfire, civilians fled the city. Those with nowhere to go hid in damp basements for months.

Since then, the frontline has moved; however, residents cannot forget the bloodshed during that summer.

Three years later, the new flag of the pro-Russian Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) flies above the city. Today, the government of the self-proclaimed DPR calls Ilovaisk “the city

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