Produced by Gregoriy Pyrlik
22 July 2019
Democracy Under Fire: How The Frontline Town Of Avdiivka Made It Through Ukraine’s Parliamentary Vote
The small town of Avdiivka, site of one of Europe’s largest coke plants, got no break from gunfire on July 21, when Ukrainians voted in a new parliament. But the battles this war-torn town faces are not just with the Moscow-backed separatists about 15 kilometers to its south, in the city of Donetsk. For many, as Current Time correspondent Georgiy Prylik reports, the struggle is for a normal election in the face of abnormal circumstances.