Boredom, loneliness plague Ukrainian youth near front line

Anastasiia Aleksandrova, 12, pets her cat as she heads to the lake with her grandparents, Olena, right, and Andreii, rear, in Sloviansk, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Monday, Aug. 8, 2022. Olena, said the family is waiting to see what will happen in Sloviansk before making a decision on whether to leave with Anastasiia. The front line is only 7 miles (12 kilometers) away and their city is considered a strategic target by Russia's military. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Boredom, loneliness plague Ukrainian youth near front line