Donbas war on video: German journo shows Donbas frontline hot spot on unique 360 video

13:42 Oct. 12, 2016

German journo shows Donbas frontline hot spot on unique 360 video

Village of Shyrokyne in 360 video (Screenshot from Bild Reporter / YouTube)

German Bild reporters filmed the hottest point of Mariupol sector with spherical camera system

Journalists from biggest German daily newspaper Bild shared the footage of demolished village of Shyrokyne in Donbas (Azov sea area). The author of the material, Bild political editor and columnist Julian Roepke presented it on his Twitter account.

"Proudly presenting our 360° report from 1 of the most-destroyed towns in eastern Ukraine. Shocking in every respect," he wrote.

The video itself is available on ‘Bild Reporter' official YouTube channel. It can be rotated on every angle while replaying or on pause.

Read also Death toll rising amid violent fighting near Mariupol

"Shyrokyne is one of the most destroyed places in the Eastern Ukraine. With the 360-degree technique, Bild shows for the first time the whole extent of the destructive fury of Putin's minions and explains why the place became a ghost town in ruins", the comment to the video reads.

Earlier Ukrainian journalists released a video compiling drone footage of Russian-backed separatists' positions near the village of Shyrokyne. Also yesterday in that area Ukrainian Security Service detained militant, ‘highly decorated for killing Ukrainians'

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