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Searching for an end to eastern Ukraine's war ahead of presidential polls

Searching for an end to eastern Ukraine's war ahead of presidential polls
 
Head of Central Election Commission of Ukraine Tetiana Slipachuk shows a ballot for presidential election at a news briefing in Kiev, Ukraine March 21, 2019. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

The conflict in eastern Ukraine has claimed around 13,000 lives, a quarter of them civilians.

That’s according to the United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine.

Although Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called on the UN secretary-general back in February to draw up options for a peacekeeping mission in eastern Ukraine, civilians as well as military personnel continue to be wounded or killed on a daily basis.

With the first round of the presidential elections taking place this weekend, voters in eastern Ukraine are mainly concerned with the on-going conflict in the region and to find a candidate who can finally put an end to it as Filip Warwick reports in this final five-part series.


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