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War in Ukraine Leaves Many Elderly in a Vulnerable Position

In eastern Ukraine, the elderly are left especially vulnerable by the conflict between government forces and Russian-backed separatists. In the wrecked suburbs of Debaltseve, 77 year-old Ukrainian pensioner Lydia Stepanovna is trying to come to terms with the events of the last few months. She’d lived here quietly for 16 years until January, when her town became the focus of a massive pro-Russian rebel offensive -- and the brief epicenter of a new standoff between Russia and the...

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