Before the outbreak of hostilities, the population of Debaltseve was approximately 26 thousand people, and almost all of them left the settlement before and during the fighting. According to the "Red Cross", now about 5 thousands of people live in the city, mostly old people. The death toll of civilians remains unknown. This photo essay contains pictures taken in the destroyed cities of Debaltseve and Uglegorsk at the end of February.
Ruins of Debaltseve and Uglegorsk