E. Ukraine village lies in ruins after fierce battle for Debaltsevo

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The footage shows aftermath of the fierce battle for Debaltsevo in Eastern Ukraine between Ukrainian pro-government troops and rebel forces in the village of Chernukhino. They are now reportedly clearing the area of mines and restoring the infrastructure. Destroyed military hardware is left abandoned all around the area. Local residents are currently struggling with a lack of electricity, heat and water after the Ukrainian forces officially withdrew from the area on February 18.