Editor’s note: This film will be removed on January 2, 2019.
Ten-year-old Oleg lives in the small village of Hnutove, where the sounds of missiles echo across snow-covered fields and residents’ homes.
For more than four years, eastern Ukraine has been the centre of the armed conflict between pro-Russian separatist forces and the Ukrainian government. Since 2014, the conflict has killed more than 10,000 people, among them at least 2,500 civilians.
Today, the fighting is concentrated along a 400km line of contact, where nighttime shelling is the leading cause of civilian casualties.
Caught in the middle of this conflict are the people living in and around the warzone, unable to leave and struggling to lead a normal life with sounds of anti-aircraft fire and missile strikes echoing –