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Avdiivka, eastern Ukraine, Nov. 2017.<br />
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Sergey Viktorovych Bocharov, 57, in front of what is left of his garage, after an artillery shell hit it on 23/5/17 that was fired from pro-Russian separatists positions.<br />
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Another one landed in his garden, consequently both shells also caused considerable damage to his house. Fortunately, he and his wife were out at the time.<br />
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He has been building his house for 17 years and refuses to leave it for a safer area - <br />
'you make it all with your hands, we have lived here all our lives where would we go'.<br />
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He tries to provide support to the few in the area that have also stayed in their homes since the start of the war.  <br />
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One of his close friends who also remained was killed due to the conflict.