06/07 – 11/07. How Ukraine is resisting Russian occupation. Photo digest №23

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Ukrainian soldiers have installed their country’s flag on Zmiinyi Island. After being released from captivity, defenders of Mariupol are undergoing rehabilitation. Trains continue to run along the only railway evacuation route from the east of Slobozhanshchyna.

July 6-7th in Ukraine

Zmiinyi Island

Photo: Facebook page of the Ukrainian Ground Forces

07.07 Slobozhanshchyna
Ukrainian serviceman doing a handstand.

Photo: Albert Lores

06.07 Slobozhanshchyna
A captured Russian T-72B tank, now in the service of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Photo: Albert Lores

07.07 Kramatorsk, Slobozhanshchyna
Children help to sweep up broken glass from windows shattered by a blast wave.

Photo: George Ivanchenko

07.07 Kramatorsk, Slobozhanshchyna
A little girl takes a walk in the city, which is located not far from the zone of active combat.

Photo: George Ivanchenko

A defender of Mariupol, returned from Russian captivity, shows his scars from shrapnel wounds.

Photo: Dmitry Smolenko

People kneel to pay their respects to a fallen hero.

Photo: Katya Moskalyuk

06.07 Pokrovsk, Slobozhanshchyna
A taped-over mirror in the evacuation train from Pokrovsk.

Photo: Tetiana Kozak

06.07 Kyiv
Women in traditional costume celebrating the Ivan Kupala holiday at the ‘Mamaieva Sloboda’ open-air museum.

Photo: Alexey Furman

07.07 Kramatorsk, Slobozhanshchyna
A soldier of the Armed Forces looks up at the moon, with the Ukrainian flag behind him.

Photo: George Ivanchenko

July 8–9th in Ukraine

As a result of enemy shelling, crop fields and forests are burning in the south of Ukraine. As part of the work trip to Podniprovia and Zaporizhzhia, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited the frontline positions of Ukrainian defenders. Emergency rescuers from Ukraine, Poland, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania signed a Memorandum on Mutual Understanding and Joint Actions for protecting the population and territories during external armed aggression.


Photo: Katya Moskalyuk

08.07 Podniprovia and Zaporizhzhia
Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with service members at the frontline positions.

Photo: Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s Instagram page

08.07 Slobozhanshchyna
The long-awaited rain during the arrangement of the defense line.

Photo: Nick Tymchenko

08.07 Kharkiv, Slobozhanshchyna
A work of Kharkiv artist Gamlet Zinkivskyi titled “War Steals a Lot of Time and Opportunities. War Gives a Lot of Time and Opportunities.”

Photo: Gamlet Zinkivskyi

A chief of Latvia’s State Fire and Rescue Service, Oskars Abolins meets Ukrainian sapper dog Patron.

Photo: Telegram channel of Ukraine’s State Emergency Services

08.07 Slobozhanshchyna
A fighter of the 93rd Separate Mechanized Brigade, Kholodny Yar.

Photo: Facebook page of the 93rd Brigade Kholodny Yar

08.07 Slobozhanshchyna
A man from a frontline town.

Photo: Marko Djurica

09.07 Zaporizhzhia, Podniprovia and Zaporizhzhia
An employee of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant who was attacked by the R*ssian occupiers in the end of May.

Photo: Elena Tita

09.07 Slobozhanshchyna
A cat near the military equipment and ammunition.

Photo: Anton Shevelev

July 10-11th in Ukraine

More than 30 civilians were killed as a result of the R*ssian Iskander missile attack on a five-storey building in the city of Chasiv Yar. The R*ssian army is shelling populated areas of Slobozhanshchyna, including Kharkiv, every day. Despite the war, miners in eastern Ukraine continue to work.

10.07 Slobozhanshchyna

Photo: Anton Shevelev

11.07 Slobozhanshchyna
Ukrainian defenders in the eastern direction.

Photo: Sergiy Mykhalchuk

Fighter jets fly over a field during the harvest.

Photo: Facebook page of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

10.07 Lviv, Halychyna
Graduates of the Ukrainian Catholic University throw their mortarboards up in the air.

Photo: Bohdan Hrab

11.07 Dobropillia, Slobozhanshchyna
Workers at a coal mine located near the zone of active combat.

Photo: Finbarr O'Reilly

11.07 Chasiv Yar, Slobozhanshchyna
Rescuers search through the rubble of a residential building that was shelled by the occupiers.

Photo: Miguel Medina

11.07 Hostomel, Polissia
Swings in front of a ruined house in Hostomel.

Photo: Emile Ducke for NY Times

11.07 Semypolky, Polissia
A boy from the temporarily occupied territories at a children’s camp near Kyiv.

Photo: Slava Ratynski

11.07 Kyiv
A checkpoint on the outskirts of Kyiv, where battles were fought in the spring.

Photo: Sergiy Ilyashenko

11.07 Kharkiv, Slobozhanshchyna
Light in the window of a residential building in Kharkiv.

Photo: Kirill Gonchar

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