Posts tagged as frontline

Fighting in Ukraine’s trenches. ‘I am so tired of all of this’ (II)

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

LRT English presents a story from inside the Grey Zone in Donbass. Although controlled by Ukrainain forces, this buffer zone is still contested by both sides, who use artillery, raids, as well as propaganda to gain an edge in this ongoing war of attrition. “Are they still shooting there?” This question often follows conversations about the frontline in Donbass not only abroad, but also in Ukraine. Isolated from the rest…

Lithuanian medics on the frontline against Covid-19

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Santara Clinics in the Lithuanian capital have published photos from the frontlines of the country’s fight against the novel  coronavirus  . “The wait, the anxiety, the preparation,” according to photographer Vidmantas Balkūnas. “The first diagnosed cases, and then – a carousel.” “One day replaces the next, one set of patients replace the others,” he wrote in the hospital’s press release. In the photos below – scenes from the departments of…