The students from Makeevka night school No 8 held a video conference with the students from school No 24 in Krasnodar, who collected humanitarian aid for Donetsk People’s Republic, a Rossa Primavera News Agency reporter informed from the place of the event on March 6th.
The students had the opportunity to discuss important topics through a Skype conference call. The children from Krasnodar were asking about the life in Donbass; they were also curious to know how school education worked during wartime. The children from Makeevka were asking about the preparation for exams and what their peers do for fun.
One of the students from Makeevka school, 18 year-old Yaroslav told about combining school with his military service in the DPR Armed Forces.
The activists of the Essence of Time movement organized the video conference from the Krasnodar side. On the side of Makeevka, the war correspondent Russell Bentley, known as Texas, took part in the video chat alongside the schoolchildren.
The schools became friends in 2015, when the students of Krasnodar school sent humanitarian aid, collected as a part of “Children of Russia to Children of Donbass” campaign by All-Russian Parents’ Resistance organization, to their peers from Makeevka for the first time. In February 2016, the Krasnodar children again sent humanitarian aid, and the Makeevka children responded with letters and greeting cards.
At the end of September 2014, All-Russian Parents’ Resistance organization launched “Children of Russia to Children of Donbass” campaign. Over 45 towns and villages from throughout Russia took part in the campaign. Around 300 schools and educational facilities in Russia sent to Donbass 46 tons of humanitarian aid.