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Unidentified graves of civilians and Ukrainian soldiers in a cemetery in the recently retaken area of Izyum, Ukraine, on September 15, 2022.

EU calls for war crime tribunal over mass graves in Ukraine

'We must not overlook it. We stand for the punishment of all war criminals'

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An elderly woman is coated in snow as she sits in a wheelchair after being evacuated from Irpin, on the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine, on March 8, 2022.

Ukrainians to face tough winter due to power disruptions, says UN

There are an estimated 6.9 million internally displaced people in war-torn Ukraine

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This photograph taken on September 11, 2022, shows a Ukranian soldier standing atop an abandoned Russian tank near a village on the outskirts of Izyum, Kharkiv Region, eastern Ukraine.

At least 1,000 civilians died in Ukraine’s Izyum under Russian occupation - official

'Even more people suffered due to the fact that they were not provided with timely medical assistance'

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A photograph taken on September 10 , 2022, shows Ukrainian flags placed on statues in a square in Balakliya, Kharkiv region, reclaimed by Ukrainian forces.

Russia gives up key eastern towns as Ukraine army advances

Ukraine's armed forces reclaimed around 770 square miles of territory since the launch of counter-offensive

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A Ukrainian helicopter flies above the north-eastern Ukrainian city of Izyum, on July 8, 2014

Ukrainian forces advance to liberate key city

Zelensky says the military recaptured more than 30 settlements in the Kharkiv region

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A Ukrainian fighter stands on the top of a tank in Kharkiv, Ukraine, on September 9, 2022.

Ukraine retakes territory, Russian front crumbles in Kharkiv

'Attempts are being made to dislodge the Ukrainian forces, but there are fierce battles'

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A vendor sells blue and yellow balloons in honor of the country's Independence Day, on August 23, 2022, at Maidan Square in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Ukraine marks Independence Day, six months into war

'We are fighting... at a time when we have achieved the greatest level of national unity'

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Participants take part in a cycling parade along the Garden Ring road in central Moscow, Russia, on May 21, 2022.

Opinion: From Moscow with fear - why Russians are fleeing the Ukraine war

There is no plan for post-war Russia, no alternative to international isolation and hostility

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan (L) and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky (R) as they meet in Lviv, Ukraine, August 18, 2022.

Zelensky hails Turkish leader's visit as Russian strikes beat Kharkiv

Erdogan's visit 'a powerful message of support from such a powerful country'

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Civilians walk past a burning car as they leave after an air strike in the courtyard of hotel Industria and civilian residences in the center of Kramatorsk, Ukraine, on July 7, 2022

Amnesty Int’l regrets ‘distress and anger’ caused by Ukraine report

The rights group sparked outrage with recent report accusing Ukraine's military of endangering civilians

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Police experts stand by the bodies of civilians who were killed in a Russian missile strike in Saltivka, a northern district of the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, on July 20, 2022.

Ukraine forces endangering civilians, says Amnesty Int’l

'Being in a defensive position does not exempt the Ukrainian military from respecting international... law'

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Une école bombardée dans la région du Lougansk en Ukraine, le 13 mai 2022

Fighting intensifies for Ukraine's last bastion in eastern province

Russia says city 'brought under control' but not yet 'liberated'

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky (L) talking with servicemen during his visit to Ukraine's Kharkiv region, on May 29, 2022.

Zelensky visits Ukraine's east for first time since invasion

Zelensky calls on regional leaders to 'find cool projects' to rebuild destroyed areas

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Le président ukrainien Volodymyr Zelenskyy lors d'une conférence de presse à Kiev, en Ukraine, le 28 avril 2022

Ukraine wages counteroffensive against Russian forces in east

'Complex talks' underway to evacuate wounded soldiers from Mariupol

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A police officer checks the body of a woman in Kharkiv, Ukraine, April 19, 2022.

Ukraine Report: Russia unleashes 'Battle of Donbas' in east

Western countries are pledging more arms and money to the Kyiv government

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Ukrainian soldiers stand on their armored personnel carrier in Izyum district, Kharkiv region, Ukraine, on April 18, 2022.

Ukraine Report: Russian offensive in the east 'has begun'

Ukraine says civilians killed in Lviv as a new Russia push is seen in the east

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A woman pulls her bags past houses damaged during fighting in Mariupol, Ukraine, on April 8, 2022.

Ukraine agrees to nine humanitarian corridors from east

'All the routes for the humanitarian corridors... will work as long as there is a ceasefire'

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A drone carries a Ukrainian national flag over Maidan Square in Kyiv, Ukraine, on February 16, 2022.

UN: Over 50 historical sites in Ukraine damaged in Russian invasion

None of the sites are listed among UNESCO World Heritage

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In this handout picture taken and released by the State Emergency Service of Ukraine on March 17, 2022, firemen work to extinguish a fire at an educational institution hit by shelling in Merefa, Ukraine.

Local officials: 21 killed by Russian shelling in east Ukrainian town

Prosecutors say 10 of those wounded in the attack are also in serious condition

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A local resident looks at his house destroyed in a Russian air raid in Kharkiv, Ukraine, March 3, 2022.

Russia opens ‘humanitarian corridors’ leading to Belarus, Russia

'They are citizens of Ukraine, they should have the right to evacuate to the territory of Ukraine'

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A view of damaged building following a shelling in Ukraine's second-biggest city of Kharkiv on March 3, 2022.

LIVEBLOG: Russian army bombs Kharkiv and tightens noose on Kyiv

Russian forces 'accumulating their resources to launch an assault' on Ukraine's capital

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A Syrian boy walks amid the rubble of destroyed buildings on July 22, 2017, in the northern city of Aleppo, which was recaptured by government forces in December 2016.

Fears of Grozny and Aleppo haunt Ukrainian cities

Putin ordered attacks on the Syrian and Chechen cities, causing mass devastation

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Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky delivers an address in Kyiv, Ukraine, on March 1, 2022.

Zelensky urges ‘no-fly zone’ ahead of ceasefire talks

'It’s necessary to at least stop bombing people... then sit down at the negotiating table'

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This photograph shows a view of a school destroyed as a result of fight not far from the center of Kharkiv, Ukraine, on February 28, 2022.

Ukraine fears ‘tens of deaths’ as Russia bombards Kharkiv

'As a result of the bombardments that are ongoing, we cannot call on the emergency services'