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Ukraine's winter war heats up

A Ukrainian serviceman holds a weapon at a position on the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko

A Ukrainian serviceman holds a weapon at a position on the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko

A Ukrainian serviceman holds a weapon at a position on the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko
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Ukrainian servicemen gather at their position on the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko

Ukrainian servicemen gather at their position on the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko

Ukrainian servicemen gather at their position on the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko
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A Ukrainian serviceman rests at a position on the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko

A Ukrainian serviceman rests at a position on the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko

A Ukrainian serviceman rests at a position on the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko
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A Ukrainian serviceman walks at a position on the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko

A Ukrainian serviceman walks at a position on the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko

A Ukrainian serviceman walks at a position on the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko
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Ukrainian servicemen rest at their position on the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko

Ukrainian servicemen rest at their position on the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko

Ukrainian servicemen rest at their position on the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko
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Ukrainian servicemen are seen at their position on the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko

Ukrainian servicemen are seen at their position on the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko

Ukrainian servicemen are seen at their position on the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko
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A destroyed Ukrainian tank is pictured on the front line near the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. 


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A destroyed Ukrainian tank is pictured on the front line near the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A destroyed Ukrainian tank is pictured on the front line near the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A local resident shows a family photo in her home which was damaged during fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian separatists in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A local resident shows a family photo in her home which was damaged during fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian separatists in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A local resident shows a family photo in her home which was damaged during fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian separatists in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Members of the Ukrainian armed forces drive a military vehicle at their position on the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko

Members of the Ukrainian armed forces drive a military vehicle at their position on the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko

Members of the Ukrainian armed forces drive a military vehicle at their position on the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko
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Members of the Ukrainian National Guard load humanitarian aid parcels for the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka to a truck in Kiev. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Members of the Ukrainian National Guard load humanitarian aid parcels for the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka to a truck in Kiev. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Members of the Ukrainian National Guard load humanitarian aid parcels for the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka to a truck in Kiev. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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A Ukrainian serviceman is seen at a position on the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko

A Ukrainian serviceman is seen at a position on the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko

A Ukrainian serviceman is seen at a position on the front line near the government-held town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko
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Ukrainian servicemen are seen at their position on the front line near the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian servicemen are seen at their position on the front line near the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian servicemen are seen at their position on the front line near the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Red Cross vehicles travel near the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Red Cross vehicles travel near the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Red Cross vehicles travel near the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A volunteer sorts humanitarian aid at an emergency centre after a shelling hit the supply infrastructure in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A volunteer sorts humanitarian aid at an emergency centre after a shelling hit the supply infrastructure in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A volunteer sorts humanitarian aid at an emergency centre after a shelling hit the supply infrastructure in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Emergencies Ministry members prepare to repair a building which was damaged during fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian separatists in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Emergencies Ministry members prepare to repair a building which was damaged during fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian separatists in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Emergencies Ministry members prepare to repair a building which was damaged during fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian separatists in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Ukrainian servicemen are seen at their position on the front line near the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian servicemen are seen at their position on the front line near the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian servicemen are seen at their position on the front line near the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Bullets are seen at a position of Ukrainian servicemen on the front line near the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Bullets are seen at a position of Ukrainian servicemen on the front line near the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Bullets are seen at a position of Ukrainian servicemen on the front line near the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Tanks are seen in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Tanks are seen in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Tanks are seen in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Emergencies Ministry members inspect a building which was damaged during fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian separatists in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. 

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Emergencies Ministry members inspect a building which was damaged during fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian separatists in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Emergencies Ministry members inspect a building which was damaged during fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian separatists in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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An elderly woman carries firewood for heating her home in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

An elderly woman carries firewood for heating her home in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

An elderly woman carries firewood for heating her home in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Children, who were recently evacuated from their residencies due to shelling, laugh while sitting in front of a wall painting commemorating the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two at a dormitory in Donetsk. 

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Children, who were recently evacuated from their residencies due to shelling, laugh while sitting in front of a wall painting commemorating the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two at a dormitory in Donetsk. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

Children, who were recently evacuated from their residencies due to shelling, laugh while sitting in front of a wall painting commemorating the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two at a dormitory in Donetsk. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko
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Lesha, 8, stands in a crater after shelling near a building, in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. 

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Lesha, 8, stands in a crater after shelling near a building, in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Lesha, 8, stands in a crater after shelling near a building, in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Relatives react during a funeral ceremony for Ukrainian serviceman Leonid Derhach, who was recently killed during a military conflict in the east of the country, in Independence Square in Kiev. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Relatives react during a funeral ceremony for Ukrainian serviceman Leonid Derhach, who was recently killed during a military conflict in the east of the country, in Independence Square in Kiev. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Relatives react during a funeral ceremony for Ukrainian serviceman Leonid Derhach, who was recently killed during a military conflict in the east of the country, in Independence Square in Kiev. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Crew members prepare tanks in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. 

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Crew members prepare tanks in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Crew members prepare tanks in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A woman carries a bag with a baby while being evacuated by local emergencies ministry members in Donetsk. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

A woman carries a bag with a baby while being evacuated by local emergencies ministry members in Donetsk. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

A woman carries a bag with a baby while being evacuated by local emergencies ministry members in Donetsk. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko
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Local residents are seen in a building which was damaged during fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian separatists in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka.  REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Local residents are seen in a building which was damaged during fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian separatists in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Local residents are seen in a building which was damaged during fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian separatists in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A man is seen in his building, which was damaged during fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian separatists, in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. 

REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A man is seen in his building, which was damaged during fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian separatists, in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A man is seen in his building, which was damaged during fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian separatists, in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Lesha, 8, poses in front of a building, which was damaged during fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian separatists, in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Lesha, 8, poses in front of a building, which was damaged during fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian separatists, in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Lesha, 8, poses in front of a building, which was damaged during fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian separatists, in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A military doctor helps local resident in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A military doctor helps local resident in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A military doctor helps local resident in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A woman is pictured in front of her building, which was damaged during fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian separatists, in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A woman is pictured in front of her building, which was damaged during fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian separatists, in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A woman is pictured in front of her building, which was damaged during fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian separatists, in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A local resident is seen in a building which was damaged during fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian separatists, in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A local resident is seen in a building which was damaged during fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian separatists, in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A local resident is seen in a building which was damaged during fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian separatists, in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A military vehicle with a cannon is seen near the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A military vehicle with a cannon is seen near the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A military vehicle with a cannon is seen near the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Tanks are seen in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. 

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Tanks are seen in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Tanks are seen in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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