Donetsk orphans flee as fighting rages

As the fighting intensifies in Donetsk, separatist rebels have moved thirty three orphans to safety.

Last updated: 16 Jul 2014 06:01
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As fighting intensifies in Ukraine, separatist rebels on the outskirts of the city of Donetsk have moved thirty three orphans to safety.
The children and their teachers in Maryinka say they hope the violence willl end soon. 
Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from Donetsk.


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