Ukraine wants to move them to facilities in government-held territory, at least until the fighting dies own.
“Normal people would ask our opinion,” the 16-year-old Popova said, as other orphans nodded in agreement.
Pictures of stars from the local Shaktyar Donetsk soccer team hang in one room.
Girls’ bedrooms are decked in pink wallpaper and hung with floral pattern curtains.
Men bearing automatic rifles arrived one recent day to lay down the law about moving to Russia, terrifying everybody.
“Under Ukrainian law, the actions of these scoundrels should be qualified as a criminal offense,” Ukraine’s foreign ministry said in a statement. …read more
Source: San Francisco Chronicle