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A shell-shocked city: two years on
A shell-shocked city: two years on

Author(s): Wojciech Koźmic
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences, Politics, Security and defense, Military policy
Published by: Kolegium Europy Wschodniej im. Jana Nowaka-Jeziorańskiego we Wrocławiu

Summary/Abstract: In a tiny asphalt alley, located not far from the airport in Donetsk, it is easy to spot traces of the explosions from the infamous Grad shelling. The houses located along the street near the airport have either been destroyed or severely damaged. There are virtually no people in the area. The atmosphere of apparent calmness, so discernible in the city centre, is also absent. After all, only a dozen or so kilometres separate these two places. What then differentiates the tidy central streets of Donetsk to the suburbs of the city, which used to be home to a million inhabitants?

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 5 (23)
  • Page Range: 100-108
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: English