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"I feel good here. The only downside is that there are no shops or pharmacies nearby yet. We are promised that there will be. So we're waiting, the Russians are patient, you know... From the window of her brand new apartment, Natalia sees the new Nievsky district on the outskirts of Mariupol. In this area, on either side of the avenue leading to the airport – closed since 2014 – two dozen buildings have grown in the past six months and others are under construction. The dominant spectacle of a city that was almost wiped off the map last year and currently looks like a vast construction site. Everywhere works, helmeted workers, most of them from Central Asian countries or Belarus, trucks, often Chinese, cranes and earthmoving machines... On the facades of these new six- to nine-storey buildings, sections of walls are painted green or yellow, bringing a touch of color to the...
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