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The Ukraine War in Pictures



A cuddly toy is hooked on barbed wire separating Ukraine and Poland at the Medyka border crossing in Poland, Friday, April 15, 2022. (AP/Emilio Morenatti)
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Photographers from Associated Press and other agencies have documented Russia’s invasion of Ukraine since the war began on Feb. 24, 2022. Here are the latest images depicting the heroism, terror, and pleas for help:

A Boy’s Last Goodbye To His Mother

Vova, 10, looks at the grave of his mother, Maryna, while his father, Ivan Drahun, prays during her funeral in Bucha, on the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine, on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. Vova’s mother died while they sheltered in a cold basement for more than a month during the Russian military’s occupation. (AP/Emilio Morenatti)

Tears at the Border

A Ukrainian family at the Polish border (John Kasaian)

A Dangerous Assignment

An interior ministry sapper defuses a mine on a minefield after recent battles in Irpin close to Kyiv, Ukraine, Tuesday, April 19, 2022. (AP/Efrem Lukatsky)

Only a Few Remain

Ghost towns near the Ukraine-Poland border (John Kasaian)

Russians on the Move

Russian military vehicles move on a highway in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatist forces near Mariupol, Ukraine, Monday, April 18, 2022. Mariupol, a strategic port on the Sea of Azov, has been besieged by Russian troops and forces from self-proclaimed separatist areas in eastern Ukraine for more than six weeks. (AP/Alexei Alexandrov)

Warsaw Sanctuary

Refugees from Ukraine stay inside a vast accommodation center set up at the Global EXPO exhibition hall in Warsaw, Poland, on Tuesday, April 19, 2022. The United Nations’ refugee agency says that more than 5 million people have now fled Ukraine since the Russian invasion began on Feb. 24. The Geneva-based U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 put the total number of refugees at 5.01 million. (AP/Czarek Sokolowski)

War Claims Another Russian General

Maj. Gen. Vladimir Frolov, deputy commander of Russia’s 8th Army, was buried in St. Petersburg on Saturday, April 16, 2022. At least eight Russian generals have died in the war. (GV Wire Composite/Paul Marshall)

Deadly Reminder

The tail of a missile sticks out in a residential area in Yahidne, near Dnipro, Ukraine, Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (AP/Evgeniy Maloletka)

Basement Memorial

Writing can be seen on a wall and a door in the basement of a school in Yahidne, near Chernihiv, Ukraine, Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Residents say more than 300 people were trapped for weeks by Russian occupiers in the basement of the school in Yahidne. They wrote the names of people who died during the Russian occupation of their village. (AP/Evgeniy Maloletka)

Relentless Russian Shelling

A view of a block of apartments buildings damaged by shelling in Kramatorsk, Ukraine, Friday, April 15, 2022. (AP/Andriy Andriyenko)

Eyes To Heaven

Cemetery worker Artem, looks at the sky exhausted, while working on the grave of Andriy Verbovyi, 55, who was killed by Russian soldiers while serving in Bucha territorial defense, in the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday, April 13, 2022. (AP/Rodrigo Abd)

Passover Celebration

Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal, center, gives instructions during preparations for the celebration of Jewish Passover at the Chabad Jewish Education Center in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, April 7, 2022. Rabbis and Jewish organizations worked around the clock within Ukraine, Eastern Europe, and other parts of Europe to make sure that Jews who remain in Ukraine and refugees who have fled as far away as Israel are able to celebrate Passover. (AP/Markus Schreiber)

Extinguishing the Fire

Firefighters work to extinguish a fire at a house after a Russian attack in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Monday, April 11, 2022. (AP/Felipe Dana)

Another Russian Atrocity

A woman cries next to the body of her father lying on the ground after a Russian attack in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Monday, April 18, 2022. (AP/Felipe Dana)

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