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By  Omar Castañeda 

"Our house has already died. No one would stay here for the winter. Everything has been smashed. The boiler doesn't work. As long as they are shooting, the electricians won't come here to fix the electricity," he said.


"I'm homeless now. What did I live for? What did I work for? We spent six years building it and managed to live in it for just five."


In Oktyabrsky, the shooting and shelling usually resumes a few hours before sunset and during through the night.DONETSK — Natalya Brazhnikova goes to sell bread each day at a badly charred market on the outskirts of Donetsk in east Ukraine despite the risk of shelling and gunfire. (Igor Tkachenko / Reuters)









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