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A Step Toward Protecting Civilians from Bombing and Shelling

Expand Two men carry replacement windows through a school in eastern Ukraine. The old windows were blown out when the school was hit by an explosive weapon © Bede Sheppard I was confused by the horizontal strips of red tape stuck to the walls of School Number 1 in Marinka, a small city in the government-controlled area of eastern Ukraine. The principal explained that in case of attack, students should shelter with their heads below the red lines to avoid injury from a nearby explosion. I visited the school in November 2015, amid the conflict that began in 2014 and continues today. The dangers…

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