The ruins of a psychiatric children’s hospital in Sloviansk remember how violently here was fought. It was in this building the Pro-Russian separatists have dug in in front of four and a half years. Of the clinic, only a skeleton remained without a roof, without Windows, the walls collapsed. The war in Eastern Ukraine began in Sloviansk, as in April 2014, Igor Girkin, a former officer of the Russian military intelligence service GRU, with his unit, the city took over. After two and a half months, she was back under Ukrainian control.
When German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel this Thursday in the Ukrainian capital city of Kiev, you see a country in transition, a society has to solve hundreds of problems at the same time.