Street Children Brace For Winter

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Dec. 6, 2012, 10:36 p.m. | Ukraine | Politics — by Oksana Grytsenko

Street children share dinner in an unfinished car park on Nov. 29. Ukraine has an estimated 100,000 homeless children, many of whom suffer from drug addiction and infectious diseases. They also suffer abuse from homeless adults and sometimes the police.
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Oksana Grytsenko

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When most Kyiv residents have their dinners at homes or city cafes, these children are sharing their meals in an unfinished car park, warming up by a bonfire on a chilly November night. 

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