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The trauma of a childhood on the frontlines of Ukraine's war

Clip: 05/02/2019 | 6m 48s

In eastern Ukraine, war with Russian-backed separatists has raged on and off for five years, forcing a generation of children to endure prolonged trauma and the premature loss of innocence. The film “The Distant Barking of Dogs” chronicles the story of 10-year-old Oleg and his grandmother, Aleksandra, who experience painful transformation along the conflict's frontlines. Nick Schifrin reports.

Aired: 05/02/19

Rating: NR

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