Photographer Max Avdeev embeds with the rebel fighters known as the First Slavyansk Brigade in Logvinove, Ukraine, to capture the horrific sights of conflict for BuzzFeed News. Warning: Several of the images in this gallery are NSFW and extremely graphic.
Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed rebels largely abided by the cease-fire after it came into effect overnight. Fierce fighting continued, however, for the contested town of Debaltseve. BuzzFeed News' Max Seddon reports from Eastern Ukraine.
The international airport that was once a beautiful and modern complex now lies in ruins after months of fierce conflict. Photographer Max Avdeev captures the sights for BuzzFeed News from Donetsk, Ukraine.
Photographer Max Avdeev reports from eastern Ukraine for BuzzFeed News to capture the catastrophic effects of the ongoing war on the region.