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Nightmare in Donetsk
ByPAUL ALSTER
January 25, 2016 11:39
Jewish organizations take care of thousands of Jewish refugees fleeing the battles in east Ukraine
Donetsk shelling

A woman looks with dismay at the ruin of her home, damaged in shelling, on the outskirts of Donetsk, Ukraine, August 16. (photo credit:REUTERS)

“WE NEVER imagined that such a thing could possibly happen to us,” Marina Klebanova said, bravely trying to maintain her composure.

The elegant, 65-year-old Jewish grandmother and former English teacher at the National Donetsk University in eastern Ukraine began recalling a desperate escape from her war-ravaged hometown, while at the same encouraging her five-year-old grandson, Genya, to draw a pretty picture “for grandma.”

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