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Buildings, Homes, Communities Destroyed

By Rediff News Bureau
May 13, 2022 08:31 IST
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As Russia's war to control eastern Ukraine intensifies, Ukrainians discover the devastation Vladimir Putin's soldiers have left behind in other parts of the country. Please click on the images for glimpses of the destruction.

 

IMAGE: A destroyed house in Kukhari.
The towns around Kyiv are continuing a long road to what they hope is recovery, following weeks of brutal war as Russia made its failed bid to take Ukraine's capital. Photograph: Alexey Furman/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: A damaged World War II memorial in Pidhaine. Photograph: Alexey Furman/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: A damaged classroom in Pidhaine. Photograph: Alexey Furman/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: Destroyed houses in Vilhivka village near Kharkiv. Photograph: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters

 

IMAGE: A view shows an explosion at the Azovstal Iron and Steel Works, where Ukrainian fighters are fighting a losing battle against the Russian army in the southern port city of Mariupol. Photograph: Alexander Ermochenko/Reuters

 

IMAGE: A residential building heavily damaged after the fighting in Ukraine. Photograph: Pavel Klimov/Reuters

 

IMAGE: An aerial view of destroyed buildings and burnt vehicles on the banks of the Siverskyi Donets river in eastern Ukraine. Photograph: Ukrainian Airborne Forces Command/Handout via Reuters

 

IMAGE: An aerial view of the remains of what appears to be a makeshift bridge across the Siverskyi Donets river. Photograph: Ukrainian Airborne Forces Command/Handout via Reuters

 

IMAGE: Russian soldiers atop an armoured vehicle. Photograph: Alexander Ermochenko/Reuters

 

IMAGE: A house next to a damaged Ukrainian tank in Vilhivka village. Photograph: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters

 

IMAGE: Local residents gather near a truck of Russia's emergencies ministry to collect potable water. Photograph: Alexander Ermochenko/Reuters

 

Photographs curated by Manisha Kotian/Rediff.com
Feature Presentation: Aslam Hunani/Rediff.com

 
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