To Defenders of Freedom

9 year old Maxym loses his home for the second time in 8 years of war

The little boy at the piano is Maxym from Avdiivka, Donetsk region. Due to the Russian aggression, the boy was forced to run away from the explosions and Grad rockets for the second time. This time, the Les Kurbas Lviv Academic Theater became an asylym for him, his mother, and younger brother. It is here that the locals set up a shelter for those fleeing the war and Russian soldiers.

Photo: Danylo Pavlov

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