The U.S.-based group Human Rights Watch says travel restrictions imposed by the government of Ukraine have contributed to serious delays in delivery of medical care in rebel-controlled areas of the east.
People queue to receive humanitarian aid in the town of Debaltseve, northeast from Donetsk, March 13, 2015.
People queue for free food distributed by pro-Russian rebels in the village of Chornukhyne near the town of Debaltseve, March 12, 2015.
A woman pushes a bicycle past a destroyed house in the town of Debaltseve, March 13, 2015.
Women walk past a destroyed Ukranian army armored personnel carrier in the town of Debaltseve, March 13, 2015.