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Anxiety, depression plague Ukraine's violence-torn east

Nov 26, 2014    

by Clment Zampa/AFPDonetsk, Ukraine: Dmitry took a drag from his cigarette and pulled a box of pills from his pocket."My sedatives," he said, tapping the white and blue packaging."When it's calm like now then it's ok. But when the bombardments start, my heart starts beating fast, I panic and I don't know what to do."A resident of the rebel-held city of Donetsk, the forty-year-old market vendor lives in constant fear of the deadly exchanges of missiles and shells that fly between government forces and pro-Russian rebel fighters close to his neighbourhood.In mid-September, th...

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