EFE

Pokrovsk, Ukraine

Dozens of people, including many senior citizens, escape war-ravaged Donbas daily through Pokrovsk, the only remaining railway exit route for the inhabitants of Ukraine's eastern region.

Among those arriving at the exit point in an ambulance is Anhelina Olexandrivna, an 86-year-old woman managing the situation with humor and a smile.

"If I had known that they would take photos of me, I would have put on makeup for the occasion," she says after spotting a camera.

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