Chronicle of a Town under fire: residents publish pictures of “Apocalypse”

Residents of Avdiivka, which is under attacks from January 29, upload pictures of his life. Many of the images demonstrate the contrast between the peaceful life that flowed here a few days ago and actually the military situation, which turned out to be people.




As a result of shelling in Donetsk region was on the verge of a humanitarian catastrophe. It disconnected the electricity and heating. People prepare for an emergency evacuation. The fighting in the industrial area of Avdiivka, including the use of heavy weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements, intensified on January 29.



“Our prayers are with Avdeevka today!”, – written under one of the photos.


Netizens compare scary pictures with pictures of other Ukrainian city of Pripyat. As in the abandoned almost three decades ago, the village at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Avdeevka “shrouded” devastation and ruin.


Photo: artemdikhtiaruk, nlpoltava, v.subotovsky / Instagram