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Members of the Jesus Christ Company at prayer in Mariupol. (Photo: Sergei Vaganov)
Dmitry Durnev
16 Oct 14
Improvisation is the order of the day for rough-and-ready volunteers.
 A woman walks through Donetsk, many residents of which have now left. Picture taken September 11, 2014. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Oleg Shynkarenko
30 Sep 14
Some manage to travel freely, while others run the gauntlet through checkpoints and crossfire.
A volunteere digs a trench for the Ukrainian armed forces. (Photo: Denis Kazansky)
Denis Kazansky
17 Sep 14
Tensions persist as Russian forces sit out the ceasefire in nearby Novoazovsk.
Memorial to the coalminers of Makiyivka. (Photo: Andrew Butko/Wikimedia Commons)
Oleg Shynkarenko
9 Sep 14
Some believe their region is wealthy enough to support itself when the fighting stops.
Rally in Mariupol, August 28, 2014. (Photo: Sergei Vaganov)
Dmitry Durnev
4 Sep 14
Mood of resistance contrasts with apathy seen across much of the east.
Alexander Borodai, former prime minister of the Donetsk People’s Republic, at one of his first press conferences. (Photo: Sergei Vaganov)
Dmitry Durnev
1 Sep 14
Behind-the-scenes attempts to create a functioning separatist administration have failed so far.
A Ukrainian army vehicle outside Donetsk. July 9, 2014. (Photo: Alvaro Ybarra Zavala/copyright Getty Images)
Dmitry Durnev
21 Aug 14
More and more towns caught up in fighting as Ukrainian forces make inroads.
Oleg Shynkarenko
20 Aug 14
Although deal may be close, suspicions linger about real aim of purported relief effort.
A field of sunflowers in Ukraine, the world’s leading exporter of sunflower oil. (Photo: Valerii Tkachenko/Wikimedia Commons)
Daniella Peled
18 Aug 14
Conflict risk adds to difficult operating environment for local businesses and potential investors – but there are reasons for optimism, too.