Donetsk under siege – Children are taken into the cellar of an orphanage for shelter during intense shelling in Marynivka, Ukraine, on August 19. Photojournalist Jonathan Alpeyrie spent the day with locals, going in and out of bomb shelters as missiles were launched on the city.
Donetsk under siege – Locals of the community take refuge inside a cellar.
Donetsk under siege – Many Donetsk residents have sought shelter underground. Many in Soviet or WWII era cellars.
Donetsk under siege – Some locals ventured outside a shelter during a nearby Grad rocket attack.
Donetsk under siege – A shell killed two shop keepers outside their store.
Donetsk under siege – A woman reacts after finding out her relative was killed.
Donetsk under siege – Locals venture outside the shelter during a lull in the fighting.
Donetsk under siege – "You see some families that have remained there -- mostly elders and a lot of people that don't really have any money, they have to stay. You also get people who stay because they don't want to leave their homes," Alpeyrie told CNN.
Donetsk under siege – "It's always hard when we see people getting killed where you are, that's tough, because they're just regular people and they're not really involved in the war," he says.
Donetsk under siege – Residents walk past a victim of the rocket attacks. "People do get killed. If you're walking down the street it's like a lottery, you just don't know," Alpeyrie says.