24/07 – 29/07. How Ukraine is resisting Russian occupation. Photo digest №26

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R*ssia is carrying out massive shelling in southern Ukraine, particularly Mykolaiv and Odesa. But life still continues in Ukrainian cities located not far from the front line. The air strike did not prevent the Kyiv Book Club from holding a flash mob of reading books in the subway.

July 24-25th in Ukraine


Photo: Pavlo Pashko

25.07 Slobozhanshchyna
Children play near their grandmother in a town near the front line.

Photo: George Ivanchenko

25.07 Mariupol, Pryazovia
Light in the windows of a residential building in Mariupol. Ahead are small shops mutilated as a result of Russian shelling.

Photo: Street Photography Kowald Instagram page

25.07 Siversk, Slobozhanshchyna
A woman sells apricots and milk in a town near the front line.

Photo: Telegram channel "UP. Strichka"

25.07 Slovyansk, Slobozhanshchyna
A woman behind a window without glass in a mutilated apartment building.

Photo: Kostiantyn Andriiuk

25.07 Mykolaiv, Prychornomoria
A car that was damaged by an enemy bombing in Mykolaiv.

Photo: Serhii Korovainyi

24.07, Slobozhanshchyna
A fighter of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on the front line.

Photo: Facebook page of the 93rd Separate Mechanized Brigade Kholodnyi Yar

24.06 Kyiv
Flash mob in the subway organized by the Kyiv Book Club.

Photo: Nick Tymchenko

25.07 Kyiv
Ballerina in backstage at the National Opera of Ukraine.

Photo: Alexey Furman

24.07 Yahidne, Sivershchyna
Co-founder of the Repair Together volunteer initiative at the House of Culture of the Yahihne village.

Photo: Khrystyna Kulakovska

July 26-27th in Ukraine

Fightings with r*ssian occupiers continue in the east and south of Ukraine. The Come Back Alive Foundation is the first charity organization in Ukraine that purchased the Bayraktar, TB2 unmanned aerial vehicle complex. The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, was awarded the Winston Churchill International Society’s Leadership Award.


Photo: Telegram channel "Yednist"

27.07 Slobozhanshchyna
Gunners of the 93rd Separate Mechanized Brigade, Kholodnyi Yar.

Photo: Facebook page of the 93rd Separate Mechanized Brigade Kholodnyi Yar

26.07 Slobozhanshchyna
A soldier of the Armed Forces of Ukraine holds a projectile with the inscription “For the Boys from Azov” in his hands.

Photo: Marko Djurica

Taras Chmut, Director of the Come Back Alive Foundation, next to the purchased Bayraktar TB2 drone.

Photo: The Come Back Alive Facebook page

27.07 Poltava, Poltavshchyna
A girl in an atelier where uniforms for the military have been sewn since the beginning of the full-scale invasion.

Photo: Alina Smutko

26.07 Mykolaiv, Prychornomoria
Fishermen on the Pivdennyi Buh River in Mykolaiv. On the horizon, there is smoke from Russian shelling.

Photo: Serhii Korovainyi

Hieromonk Iov (Olshanskyi) shows the rooms of the monastery where internally displaced people live.

Photo: Pietro Chekal

27.07 Kyiv
People in the underpass. Under the walls, sandbags are placed to protect against debris in case of shelling.

Photo: Laura Boushnak

27.07 Kyiv
First Lady of Ukraine Olena Zelenska for Vogue magazine.

Photo: Annie Leibovitz

27.07 Kyiv
Volodymyr Zelenskyy during a video conference where he was awarded the Winston Churchill Award.

Photo: Instagram page of Volodymyr Zelenskyy

July 28-29th in Ukraine

On the morning of July 29, Russians fired at Mykolaiv with cluster shells, and there are dead and wounded. The ambassadors of the G7 countries arrived in Odesa to emphasize the importance of the UN-brokered agreement, which allows food export from Ukraine. During the last two weeks, the soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine liberated three settlements in the south of the country from the occupiers.


Photo: MilitaryAviation.in.UA Instagram page

29. 07 Slobozhanshchyna
Photojournalist Yevhen Maloletka runs through a wheat field that caught on fire after Russian shelling.

Photo: Mstyslav Chernov for AP Photo

28.07 Zaporizhzhia, Podniprovia and Zaporizhzhia
Centre for temporarily displaced persons in Zaporizhzhia.

Photo: Serhii Korovainyi for The Wall Street Journal

29.07 Izmail, Bessarabia
A fisherman and three men on the Danube river banks near Romania’s border.

Photo: Johanna-Maria Fritz for Der Spiegel

29.07 Kyiv
Oleksandr Polozhynskyi, who returned from the front for a day, sings with his musician friends.

Photo: Oleksandr Khomenko

29.07 Stoianka, Polissia
Children play in the “War” game. The inscription on concrete blocks says: “Glory to Ukraine! Glory to heroes!”

Photo: Slava Ratynski

29.07 Prychornomoria
Volodymyr Zelenskyy and the ambassadors of the G7 countries arrived at the seaport, from where grain exports should resume.

Photo: Telegram channel "Zelenskiy / Official"

29.07 Tavria
A resident of a liberated village in the south of Ukraine greets a Ukrainian soldier.

Photo: Ivan Chernichkin for Getty Images

29.07 Podniprovia and Zaporizhzhia
A farmer harvests the grain.

Photo: Julia Kochetova

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