Ukrainian soldiers turn former classrooms into military barracks for rest

March 9, 2015 6:53 PM

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Battle-weary Ukrainian soldiers have converted a school into a military barracks where they are sent to catch up on their R&R before being shipped back to the front line.

Poignant new pictures show soldiers of the Azov Battalion dressed in full military gear as they play basketball in the school gym, climb the playground and sleep on classroom couches.

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