When people have to defend their homes against aggressors, family ties become closer. While defending themselves a family may become mobile recon unit or a tank crew.
As Ukrainian army pushes harder and harder on Russian speaking Donetsk and Lugansk, and is killing countless civilians including women and children, many locals are mobilizing to fight the aggressor from the west.
A photographer has followed one local family that has temporarily turned into a tank crew to defend their home from attacking Ukrainian army and neo-nazi radical forces that fight alongside Ukrainian army. Tank that they operate was captured from the Ukrainian army.
Tank crew consists of father, son, and son’s classmate: