Three-year-old Polina has neuroblastoma – a uncommon kind of childhood most cancers.
Her costly remedy is working out. Her mom faces a dilemma – ought to the household keep of their basement for security, or threat going exterior to attempt to flee Kharkiv and get assist for his or her daughter?
Warning – this video incorporates distressing footage of an explosion in Freedom Sq., Kharkiv. It has been verified by the BBC however the supply is unknown.
Video by Sarah Rainsford, Ellen Tsang, Tony Brown and Lindle Markwell