Documentary tackles life of Ukrainian street children

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Nov. 21, 2012, 11:17 a.m. | Ukraine | Politics — by Olga Rudenko

One of the photos of street children in Donetsk Oblast taken by Andrej Naterer, who produced the documentary "Bomzhi: Street Children in Makeyevka."
© Andrej Naterer

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When Andrej Naterer from Slovenia first visited Ukraine in 2000, he came simply to visit friends. He had no idea that he would end up spending every vacation for more than a decade in the eastern Ukrainian industrial city of Makeyevka, making a documentary about local street children.

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