September 9, 2021 - Chermalyk, Ukraine: Portrait of a farmer inside of a Ukrainian Armed Forces frontline headquarters buildout after a day of plowing the adjacent wheat field. Despite the threat of uncleared mines and artillery shelling, farmers of the lands in the Donbas often have no choice but to continue harvesting their fields and coexist alongside the soldiers defending the frontline of the conflict.
"What emotions? The emotions were in 2014, now there are none. My mom worked under the shellsâ¦ itâs my land. Itâs my own. Thereâs no reason going anywhere. Will there be better elsewhere?" (J.T. BLATTY / Polaris)