26/03 – 31/03. How Ukraine is resisting Russian occupation. Photo digest №6

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During this weekend Russian occupiers attacked Lviv with 6 missiles. In Warsaw, thousands of people lay on the ground of the city square near the Drama Theatre to honor the fallen due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Children are rescuing their pets by taking them on evacuation trains. The cars, damaged by shellings and shootings of those fleeing from the active war zone, continue arriving at Zaporizhzhia.

26.03 Zaporizhzhia, Zaporizhzhia and Podniprovia
A column of cars and buses with hundreds of evacuees from Mariupol and Melitopol has arrived at Zaporizhzhia. On a photo — a windscreen of a car fired upon by Russian occupiers.

Photo: Chris McGrath

26.03 Mykolaiiv, Prychornomoria
A five year old Misko has lost his mother during one of the Russian bombardments. His grandparents are taking care of him while the boy recovers.

Photo: Bulent Kilic

26.03 Warsaw
Thousands of protesters in Warsaw with the slogan “Stop promising, start acting!” lay on the ground to commemorate the fallen as a result of the Russian aggression against Ukraine.

Photo: Bohdan Sahaidak

26.03 Lviv, Halychyna
Russian occupiers have launched six missiles on Lviv, hitting the oil storage facility and Lviv tank factory.

Photo: Khrystyna Kulakovska

27.03 Lviv, Halychyna
Sasha Chemerov (The Gitas band’s frontman) and Zhenia Halych (O’torvald band’s frontman) gave a concert in Rynok Square to support Ukrainian Armed Forces.

Photo: Yurii Stefanyak

27.03 Kharkiv, Slobozhanshchyna
The city authorities covered the statue of Taras Shevchenko with sandbags, to prevent it from being damaged.

Photo: twitter Anastasia Magazova

26.03 Slavutych, Sivershchyna
The residents of Slavutych went on a peaceful rally against Russian occupiers, who entered the city and set up their checkpoints. According to the city mayor Yurii Fomichev, the next day occupiers left the Slavutych borders.

Photo: A city council of Slavutych

26.03 Kharkiv, Slobozhanshchyna
The buildings in Kharkiv destroyed by Russian bombardments.

Photo: Aris Messinis

26.03 Kharkiv, Slobozhanshchyna
At the “History Museum” underground station a “Concert between the bombings” was performed. The musicians played some famous pieces of classical music and an arrangement of Ukrainian folk songs.

Photo: Kirill Gonchar

26.03 Lviv, Halychyna
The refugees who have arrived by train from Dnipro to the west of Ukraine, bringing their pets with them.

Photo: Nariman El-Mofty for AP News

March 28-29th

The Armed Forces of Ukraine continue to advance the front line and liberating settlements near Kyiv and Kharkiv. Ukrainians create tombstones for Putin. A number of Ukrainian border guards from Snake Island (in particular, Roman Hrybov, who told the Russian warship to “fuck off”) are returning from captivity.

March 29th Mykolaiv, Prychornomoria
Russian troops shelled the Regional State Administration of Mykolaiv.

Photo: Michael Shtekel

March 28th Kyiv
A man rides a bicycle past the Princess Olha monument that is protected with sandbags.

Photo: Vadim Ghirda

March 28th Kharkiv, Slobozhanshchyna
A tombstone depicting Putin at a Ukrainian Army checkpoint.

Photo: Chris McGrath

March 28th Kyiv
Ukrainian border guard Roman Hrybov, the author of the legendary phrase about the Russian warship, has returned from captivity.

Photo: author unknown

March 28th Kharkiv, Slobozhanshchyna
A man sleeps at the entrance to a subway on a pile of items received from humanitarian aid organisations.

Photo: Marcus Yam

March 28th the outskirts of Zaporizhzhia, Zaporizhzhia and Podniprovia
Members of the Ukrainian Volunteer Corps fire their howitzers.

Photo: Stanislav Yurchenko for Reuters

March 28th Brovary, Naddniprianshchyna
Halyna Fal’ko looks at the hole in her home’s ceiling after Russian shelling.

Photo: Rodrigo Abd

March 29th Kharkiv, Slobozhanshchyna
People are hiding in the basement of a school, where they have been living for a month. Their residential area, Saltivka, has turned into a ghost town.

Photo: Aris Messinis

March 29th Kyiv’s suburbs
The Ukrainian military has liberated Anatevka, a settlement for displaced people from eastern Ukraine, built in 2015.

Photo: Vadim Ghirda

March 28th Kyiv
The Ukrainian President’s portrait for The Economist and 1843 magazines.

Photo: Ron Haviv

30–31 of March

The fifth week of the full-scale war is over, and yet the Ukrainian resistance continues. Ukraine’s Armed Forces have liberated Trostianets from Russian occupiers. The volunteers are trying to protect statues and monuments from destruction. Ukrainians continue to evacuate from the war zone, but some are resolved to stay in their homes until the last moment.

30.03
A Ukrainian soldier writes on a missile “For the children of Ukraine”

Photo: Stas Yurchenko, Graty

30.03 Mykolaiv, Prychornomoria
Undamaged Ukrainian flag from the building of Mykolaiv Region Council, which was destroyed after the missile strike by Russians.

Photo: The State Emergency Service of Ukraine

31.03 Kyiv
The volunteers are covering a statue of Kniahynia Olha on Mykhailivska square with sandbags.

Photo: Donbas Frontliner

31.03 Kyiv
A shepherd dog Kira on combat duty.

Photo: Nick Tymchenko

31.03 Trostianets, Slobozhanshchyna
A tractor evacuates a Russian armoured vehicle.

Photo: Thomas Peter for Reuters

31.03 Kyiv
A 79 y.o. Lyubov, who has just been evacuated from Irpin, greets a man, who helped her with the food during the occupation.

Photo: Ron Haviv

31.03 Trostianets, Slobozhanshchyna
Yurii — is the only resident who did not evacuate from the house in Blahovishchenska street, not far from where the Russian troops were based.

Photo: A Facebook page of the 93rd Mechanised Brigade "Kholodnyi Yar"

31.03 Odesa, Prychornomoria
A burial ceremony of Ukrainian soldiers who died as the result of the airstrike on their barracks.

Photo: Salwan Georges

31.03 Lviv, Halychyna
A 81 y.o. John Strom served as a US marine in his youth. Now he’s teaching Ukrainian women to defend their country.

Photo: Paul Grover for The Telegraph

31.03 Trostianets, Slobozhanshchyna
A man rides on a bike past destroyed Russian tank

Photo: Chris McGrath

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