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What Will Putin Do Next, She Wonders

September 22, 2022 06:22 IST

IMAGE: Galina Ivanenko, 77, sits in the central square in Izium. She never left the city because she was taking care of handicapped family members.
Izium was occupied by Russians since April 1, causing major destruction and death to the small city.
In recent weeks, Ukrainian forces reclaimed villages east and south of Kharkiv, as Russian forces have withdrawn from areas they occupied since early in the war. Photograph: Paula Bronstein /Getty Images


IMAGE: Oleg Belik, 55, walks by a destroyed hospital after getting medical care for his foot. Photograph: Paula Bronstein /Getty Images


IMAGE: A volunteer distributes food to residents in the town of Izium, recently liberated by Ukrainian forces. Photograph: Umit Bektas/Reuters


IMAGE: Destroyed houses and cars. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/Reuters


IMAGE: A man walks through the ruins of a building destroyed by recent shelling in the city of Kadiivka in the Luhansk region. Photograph: Alexander Ermochenko/Reuters


IMAGE: Men remove debris of a building destroyed by recent shelling. Photograph: Alexander Ermochenko/Reuters


IMAGE: Ukrainian soldiers hold national flags over coffins with the bodies of Bohdan Senyshyn, Maksym Shpennyk and Ihor Kasianov, recently killed in battles against Russian troops during their funeral in Lviv. Photograph: Pavlo Palamarchuk/Reuters


IMAGE: A soldier gestures from a Bradley Fighting Vehicle. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/Reuters


IMAGE: Locals ride past an exploded missile on the main road in the town of Balakliia. Photograph: Umit Bektas/Reuters


IMAGE: A man stomps on a Russian flag in the town of Kupiansk. Photograph: Ukrainian Presidential Press Service/Handout/Reuters


IMAGE: Ukrainian soldiers repair a Russian tank captured during a counteroffensive operation near the Russian border in the Kharkiv region. Photograph: Sofiia Gatilova/Reuters


IMAGE: A member of the Ukrainian National Guard uses a metal detector to checking an area recently liberated from the Russians. Photograph: Sofiia Gatilova/Reuters


Photographs curated by Manisha Kotian/
Feature Presentation: Aslam Hunani/