The extent of death and destruction expands everyday in Ukraine as more photographs emerge from the war-torn country showing shattered buildings, charred streets, scattered ammunition, and people trying to go about their everyday lives. After having withdrawing from the area surrounding the capital Kyiv and the country’s north, the Russians are focusing on the eastern part of Ukraine.
A woman with a bicycle rides by a burned vehicle, in front of a damaged Church in Lukashivka, near the city of Chernihiv in northern Ukraine. A single metal cross remains inside the Orthodox church of shattered brick and blackened stone. Residents say Russian soldiers used the house of worship for storing ammunition, and Ukrainian forces shelled the building to make the Russians leave.
An unexploded rocket is photographed in a wheat field on the outskirts of Kyiv.
Irina Tromsa, 55, is contorted by comrades of her son Bogdan, 24, a Ukrainian paratrooper from the 95th Brigade killed during fighting against Russian troops in the north-east of the country, during his funeral at the cemetery in Bucha, in the outskirts of Kyiv.
Ammunition is gathered near a Russian destroyed tank in the aftermaths of the battle between Russian and Ukrainian troops at the outskirts of Chernihiv, northern Ukraine.
A local resident holds ammunition found in his destroyed house in the aftermath of a battle between Russian and Ukrainian troops on the outskirts of Chernihiv, northern Ukraine.
Valentyna Sherba, 68, stands next to a Russian tank in the backyard of her father’s home, both destroyed, in the aftermath of a battle between Russian and Ukrainian troops on the outskirts of Chernihiv, northern Ukraine.
Ambulance workers help an injured Ukrainian serviceman to move to a hospital in Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine.
Firefighters walk past an apartment building damaged by Russian shelling in Odesa, Ukraine. Ukrainian officials reported that Russia fired at least six cruise missiles at the Black Sea port city of Odesa, killing five people.
Firefighters work to extinguish a fire on a warehouse amid Russian bombardments in Kharkiv, Ukraine.
A demonstrator in a wedding dress with gas masks holds Ukraine’s flag with red-paint stains replicating Ukrainian deaths, during a protest in solidarity with Ukraine outside the White House in Washington,