The destroyed school building in Nikishino. The population of 900 people started fleeing this village in September 2014. With few international NGOs on the ground here UNHCR is also distributing aid from other UN agencies and NGOs. Over one million people have now been displaced inside Ukraine due to the conflict. Eastern Ukraine has seen heavy fighting between pro-Russia separatists and the Ukrainian army in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions since the overthrow of President Viktor Yanukovych in February 2014.