Ukraine goes underground

In the absence of legitimate government, self-organised local volunteer groups are doing their best to fill the void. The “Responsible Citizens of Donbass” – an unlikely union of independent journalists, local politicians and businessmen – is the most visible of these ad-hoc formations. Every day, the team of volunteers brave missiles and icy roads to deliver blankets, clothes, basic medicine, food and children’s toys. They are a lifeline for many thousands of people across Donetsk.

Read more: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/ukrainians-go-underground-families-living-in-cellars-in-donetsk-feel-they-have-been-abandoned-by-the-government-in-kiev-9911302.html

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