29/08 – 03/09. How Ukraine is resisting Russian occupation. Photo digest №32

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The Ukrainian military reports on the breakthrough of the first line of defense of the Russian forces in the south of the country. The IAEA mission departed from Kyiv to the occupied Zaporizhzhia NPP to assess danger and establish a permanent representation. Mandatory evacuation is planned to be announced in part of the territories of Ukraine’s southern and eastern regions, in addition to the Donetsk region.

29-30th August in Ukraine


Photo: Lynsey Addario

29.08 Toretsk, Slobozhanshchyna
An evacuation announcement on a pole next to houses destroyed by Russian troops.

Photo: Stas Yurchenko

29.08 Tavria
Traces of hostilities in the sky in southern Ukraine.

Photo: Kostiantyn & Vlada Liberovy

30.08 Kramatorsk, Slobozhanshchyna
A Ukrainian military man near the crater formed after an enemy missile hit.

Photo: Kostiantyn & Vlada Liberovy

29.08 Sivershchyna
A man in the ruins of his house, destroyed by the Russian military.

Photo: Emilio Morenatti

29.08 Kostiantynivka, Slobozhanshchyna
Children are in line for drinking water.

Photo: Ammar Awad

30.08 Kramatorsk, Slobozhanshchyna
A dress with a floral pattern in the closet of a house destroyed by Russians.

Photo: Kostiantyn & Vlada Liberovy

30.08 Pokrovsk, Slobozhanshchyna
People inside the evacuation train.

Photo: Stas Yurchenko

30.08 Slobozhanshchyna
A fighter of the Dnipro-1 battalion inside the trench on the front line.

Photo: Serhii Korovainyi

30.08 Nikopol, Podniprovia and Zaporizhzhia
View of the Zaporizhzhia NPP, located in the temporarily occupied Enerhodar.

Photo: Sasha Maslov

31 August — 01 September in Ukraine

Active hostilities continue in the south of Ukraine. Residents of the temporarily occupied and front-line towns keep leaving for safer places. On the 1st of September, the new academic year began in Ukraine. The educational institutions in the regions which are far away from the front line provide offline studying.


Photo: Emilio Morenatti

01.09 Sivershchyna
A boy inside a school that was shelled by the Russian military.

Photo: Slava Ratynski

01.09 Podniprovia and Zaporizhzhia
People are evacuating from the temporarily occupied settlements in the South of Ukraine. The word “Children” is written on the windshield, so that Russian invaders understand that there are children in the car.

Photo: Lynsey Addario

01.09 Zakarpattia
A boy from a front-line city has come to have some rest in a children’s camp in Zakarpattia.

Photo: Katya Moskalyuk

01.09 Podniprovia and Zaporizhzhia
A family against the background of a queue of cars leaving the temporarily occupied settlements in the south of Ukraine.

Photo: Lynsey Addario

01.09 Kramatorsk, Slobozhanshchyna
People in front of a house damaged by Russian shelling.

Photo: Ammar Awad

01.09 Toretsk, Slobozhanshchyna
Women are walking along the street of a front-line town.

Photo: Stas Yurchenko

01.09 Kramatorsk, Slobozhanshchyna
A man is fishing on the embankment in the Bernatsky Garden in Kramatorsk.

Photo: Ammar Awad

01.09 Podniprovia and Zaporizhzhia
Smoke is arising as a result of the Russian shelling.

Photo: Lynsey Addario

31.08 Bucha, Polissia
The wife of a fallen soldier is crying over her husband’s coffin, covered with the Ukrainian flag.

Photo: Emilio Morenatti

2-3rd September in Ukraine

The defence forces of Ukraine managed to repulse the enemy’s attacks in the eastern direction. Russia is systematically shelling Ukrainian cities. Global celebrities continue to support Ukraine. In particular, the lead singer of the Red Hot Chili Peppers rock band raised a Ukrainian flag during a concert in Miami.


Photo: Red Hot Chili Peppers Instagram page

02.09 Bucha, Sivershchyna
Exhumation of the body of a civilian killed by Russians during the occupation of the town.

Photo: Emilio Morenatti

A man on a field that was burned by the invaders.

Photo: Instagram page of Volodymyr Zelenskyi

02.09 Soledar, Donechchyna
Ukrainian soldiers walk past ditches next to the residential buildings.

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

02.09 Serebrianka, Donechchyna
A resident of a front-line village who lost her own house due to the Russian invasion.

Photo: Dmytro Larin

03.09 Kramatorsk, Donechchyna
Rescue workers eliminate the consequences of a fire caused by Russian shelling.

Photo: Ammar Awad

03.09 Odesa, Prychornomoria
A warning sign on the beach in Odesa: “Caution, mines!”

Photo: Sasha Maslov

03.09 Kyiv
Ukrainian defenders after the burial ceremony of their comrades.

Photo: Slava Ratynski

03.09 Kyiv
Farewell ceremony for a fallen defender of Ukraine in St. Michael’s Cathedral.

Photo: Yurii Stefanyak

02.09 Dnipro, Podniprovia and Zaporizhzhia
A child plays at a centre for internally displaced people.

Photo: Dmytro Shklyarov

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