Saturday, January 31, 2015

Ukraine: Ukrainian Neighborhood Divided Over Conflict

People in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk and Luhansk districts find themselves right in the path of advancing Russian-backed rebels, who want to take back the territory they held at the beginning of the conflict last year. Many local residents are worried and afraid, but others say they would welcome the change, even when a rebel shell lands in their neighborhood. VOA’s Al Pessin reports from the town of Papasna, in the Luhansk district, nearby to where the Ukrainian government marks the front line.