The images coming out of the war between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists seem those of World War II documentaries.
Shocking images from the war zone in Europe.
UNDERGROUND - Waiting for lunch: Pavel Makeev, age 5, peeks his head through a door way while waiting for his lunch to be cooked in Donetsk, Ukraine
On the outskirts of Donetsk, people carry plastic bags filled with their personal belongings from a burning apartment block
All that's left of a building. Entire towns are in ruins.See more images
Underground existence: Beneath the city, the young children are safer from the constant threat of stray bullets and artillery fire
Underground: Makeshift bed: Most of the beds consist of pieces of material and furniture salvaged from the war-torn city above
People board a bus to leave the town of Debaltseve, Ukraine, Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. Fighting between government and Russian-backed separatist forces in eastern Ukraine has intensified in recent days as rebels seek to encircle the town of Debaltseve, which hosts a strategically important railway hub. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
An elderly woman has to be helped to her feet after discovering that the apartment block where she lives has been damaged by shelling
Devastation: A woman cries out in anger after her apartment block in Donetsk is set on fire as a result of shelling. Fighting between the two sides in Ukraine has intensified in recent weeks
Trying to contain a fire while families are left homeless.
Keeping warm: Pensioners and parents with young children caught in the firing line between Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels backed by Moscow rifle through piles of donated clothes in Soviet-era army tents
Childhood: Parents, with their children in tow, are housed in dusty old railway cars, stinking of coal-heated boilers and barely functional toilets
These relics of the Soviet Union’s vast railway network are, for now, temporary homes of hundreds of families
A house ruined by fighting in the city of Debaltseve. The strategic railway hub in eastern Ukraine was stormed by Moscow-backed separatists two weeks ago
Even the trees are covered with shrapnel.
The front of this Vuhlehirsk home is pockmarked by shrapnel after intense fighting in the town
A Grad rocket is lodged in the wall of a building in the jail of Chornukhyne, east of Debaltseve. Only four of over 300 inmates are left in the jail after it was evacuated following shelling during the battle for Debaltseve
The remains of a house in Nikishino, located 20 km from Debaltseve, and abandoned by the Ukrainian military four days ago after separatist forces attacked it for several days.
Ukrainian rockets aimed at separatists.
Abandoned Ukrainian government tank outside the city of Debaltseve.
Ukrainian government soldiers unloading shells to hit separatists.