Conflict between Kiev’s forces and Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine’s east has been escalating.
There have been repeated violations by both sides of the ceasefire agreement signed 6 years ago.
On Monday talks were held to help end fighting between Kyiv’s forces and Russian-backed separatists.
And as military conflict escalates and Russian forces amass, fears and anxiety grow in frontier Ukrainian towns.
Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford reports from the frontlines in eastern Ukraine.