Graffiti in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine. Children are stranded in camps in the region. Photo: AP
Graffiti in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine. Children are stranded in camps in the region. Photo: AP
Ukraine war

Parents ‘crazy with worry’ as hundreds of children from east Ukraine stranded in Russian camps

  • The children, aged 9 to 16, were promised they could go home after accepting a free summer holiday, but parents now believe Russia won’t return them
  • Parents say they are desperate, angry and crazed with worry, and need help to retrieve their children as Russian authorities refuse to hand them over

Graffiti in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine. Children are stranded in camps in the region. Photo: AP
Graffiti in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine. Children are stranded in camps in the region. Photo: AP
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