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Littlehirosima: Apples for orphans

Original by Yevdokia “Dunya” Sheremetyeva published on littlehirosima blog; translated from Russian by J.Hawk  and originally published at South Front. November 23rd, 2015 –Where are all the kids?–Almost all are sick.I’m walking up to the second floor of the Krasnyi Luch children’s dormitory; it’s pitch black and I can’t see a thing. I look into a room, which has only […]

Littlehirosima:Paris vs Donbass

Original by Yevdokia “Dunya” Sheremetyeva published on the littlehirosima blog; translated from Russian by J.Hawk  and originally published at South Front. November 18th, 2015 I opened up my computer in the morning and was horrified. My newsfeed is full of photographs showing sorrow and flowers. 128 people total.  And for some reason I cried, for the first time in the last […]

Littlehirosima: “Smile, Veronika!”

Original by Yevdokia “Dunya” Sheremetyeva published on the littlehirosima blog; translated from Russian by J.Hawk  and originally published at South Front. November 11th, 2015  “–Hold her, please. Veronika, can you go to the lady?” The girl nods in embarrassment. I pick her up. –How old are you? Veronika is embarrassed, turns away. Mom answers for her:“–She’s 7. Smile, dear!” –Like […]

Littlehirosima: Donbass is coming back to life

Original by Yevdokia “Dunya” Sheremetyeva published on the littlehirosima blog; translated from Russian by J.Hawk  and originally published at South Front. November 11th, 2015 Yesterday I went to a beauty salon in Lugansk. My faithful haters now finally have a reason to write that I am wasting humanitarian aid, having fun, and other such things. I can also see your […]

Littlehirosima: Beyond the gate

Original by Yevdokia “Dunya” Sheremetyeva published on the littlehirosima blog; translated from Russian by J.Hawk  and originally published at South Front. November 10th, 2015 In almost a year of visits to the Donbass, this is one of the most horrifying stories which I encountered. There were other no less tragic stories.But there’s something particularly sad about this one.Perhaps it’s because […]

Littlehirosima: This was a school

Original by Yevdokia “Dunya” Sheremetyeva published on littlehirosima blog; translated from Russian by J.Hawk  and originally published at South Front.November 6th, 2015 This is Uglegorsk. Right next to Debaltsevo and Gorlovka.Only six kilometers from the border with the “Ukies” – that is the only word the locals use for them. We hear incoming every 5-10 minutes, the slow […]

Littlehirosima: Fall Road to the Donbass

Original by Yevdokia “Dunya” Sheremetyeva published on the littlehirosima blog; translated from Russian by J.Hawk and originally published at South Front.November 5th, 2015 [LPR customs] –Godspeed! Mom is waving in the window, anxious. The last package of baby food has been stuffed into the car. The door slams shut. The seams of my jeans unexpectedly […]

Littlehirosima: Helping the Donbass, part 9

Original by Yevdokia “Dunya” Sheremetyeva published on the littlehirosima blog; translated from Russian by J.Hawk and originally published at South Front.October 31st, 2015 That most recent trip could have been the last. Something inside me burned out then. Back in September. It was either the constant encounters with human villainy, or maybe I was simply […]

Littlehirosima: Can’t Walk

Original by Yevdokia “Dunya” Sheremetyeva published on littlehirosima blog; translated from Russian by J.Hawk and originally posted in his blog   Larisa Emelina unexpectedly gave birth at age 43, to a girl who is only slightly older than her granddaughter. She was an amazing little kid until the age of 1, and she even started […]

Littlehirosima: Eye surgeon needed!

Original by Yevdokia “Dunya” Sheremetyeva published on littlehirosima blog; translated from Russian by J.Hawk and originally published in his personal blog Eye surgeon needed! Otherwise Vika might lose her sight forever. When we met her during the summer, she was in a bad state – on the brink of death, to be honest. Her brother, […]