Fighters of the Aydar, a Ukrainian volunteer battalion, holds a photo of a dead fighter as they block the area near the Ukrainian Defence Ministry in Kiev.

Mothers of killed fighters, members of the Aydar, a Ukrainian volunteer battalion, joins a rally blocking the road near the Ukrainian Defence Ministry in Kiev.

People queue at a food distribution center run by a humanitarian organisation in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk.

Ukrainian serviceman escort a wounded civilian woman in the eastern Ukrainian city of Artemivsk, in the Donetsk region.