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It's 6 Months Of Putin's War

By Rediff News Bureau
August 23, 2022 12:50 IST
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On Wednesday, August 24, Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine will complete six months.

Ukraine celebrates its 1991 declaration of independence from the then USSR on the same day.

 

IMAGE: A young woman wrapped in a Ukrainian Insurgent Army flag hugs a girl wrapped in a Ukrainian national flag by a burnt Russian military vehicle displayed in downtown Kyiv.
Scores of burnt-out Russian military vehicles were left around Kyiv after its failed attempt to seize the Ukrainian capital in the first month of the war. Photograph: Alexey Furman/Getty Images

 

IMAGE: A boy looks at a destroyed tank at an exhibition displaying destroyed Russian military vehicles.
UNICEF noted in June that almost two of every three Ukrainian children have been displaced by the war in Ukraine. Photograph: Nacho Doce/Reuters

 

IMAGE: Ukrainian soldiers inspect a tank at an exhibition dedicated to the country's Independence Day. Photograph: Valentyn Ogirenko/Reuters

 

IMAGE: A boy stands on a used shell at an exhibition. Photograph: Valentyn Ogirenko/Reuters

 

IMAGE: A dog sits inside a destroyed shopping centre. Photograph: Ammar Awad/Reuters

 

IMAGE: A man pulls a cart after he cleans his yard after a night of shelling. Photograph: Ammar Awad/Reuters

 

IMAGE: A destroyed shopping center. Photograph: Ammar Awad/Reuters

 

IMAGE: A destroyed apartment building is demolished in the southern port city of Mariupol. Photograph: Alexander Ermochenko/Reuters

 

IMAGE: A damaged apartment building in Mariupol. Photograph: Alexander Ermochenko/Reuters

 

IMAGE: A business owner inspects her sewing workshop damaged by a Russian missile strike in Mykolaiv. Photograph: Umit Bektas/Reuters

 

IMAGE: A petrol station surrounded by protection sandbags in Kostyantynivka, Donetsk region. Photograph: Ammar Awad/Reuters

 

IMAGE: A rocket in Bakhmut, Donetsk region. Photograph: Ammar Awad/Reuters

 

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

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