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Civilians caught in the crossfire of Russia's invasion of Ukraine

A boy stands in front of a residential building damaged by recent shelling in the course of the Ukraine-Russia conflict in the Russian-controlled settlement of Panteleymonivka in the Donetsk region, Ukraine August 17, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

A boy stands in front of a residential building damaged by recent shelling in the course of the Ukraine-Russia conflict in the Russian-controlled settlement of Panteleymonivka in the Donetsk region, Ukraine August 17, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander...more

A boy stands in front of a residential building damaged by recent shelling in the course of the Ukraine-Russia conflict in the Russian-controlled settlement of Panteleymonivka in the Donetsk region, Ukraine August 17, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko
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Mariia Tkachenko, 96, lies in bed inside her house near Bakhmut, about 20 km from the frontline in Donetsk region Ukraine August 16, 2022. Natalia, who is Tkachenko's granddaughter, says: "She knows nothing about the war. I tell her that militaries are training." REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Mariia Tkachenko, 96, lies in bed inside her house near Bakhmut, about 20 km from the frontline in Donetsk region Ukraine August 16, 2022. Natalia, who is Tkachenko's granddaughter, says: "She knows nothing about the war. I tell her that militaries...more

Mariia Tkachenko, 96, lies in bed inside her house near Bakhmut, about 20 km from the frontline in Donetsk region Ukraine August 16, 2022. Natalia, who is Tkachenko's granddaughter, says: "She knows nothing about the war. I tell her that militaries are training." REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Local resident Dmitry, 17, stands inside his destroyed apartment following recent shelling in the Russian-controlled settlement of Panteleymonivka in the Donetsk region, Ukraine August 17, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

Local resident Dmitry, 17, stands inside his destroyed apartment following recent shelling in the Russian-controlled settlement of Panteleymonivka in the Donetsk region, Ukraine August 17, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

Local resident Dmitry, 17, stands inside his destroyed apartment following recent shelling in the Russian-controlled settlement of Panteleymonivka in the Donetsk region, Ukraine August 17, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko
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People stand in front of their house in Siversk, after a military strike, about 6km from the frontline in Donetsk region Ukraine August 17, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

People stand in front of their house in Siversk, after a military strike, about 6km from the frontline in Donetsk region Ukraine August 17, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

People stand in front of their house in Siversk, after a military strike, about 6km from the frontline in Donetsk region Ukraine August 17, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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A local resident uses a ladder outside a residential building damaged by recent shelling in the Russian-controlled settlement of Panteleymonivka in the Donetsk region, Ukraine August 17, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

A local resident uses a ladder outside a residential building damaged by recent shelling in the Russian-controlled settlement of Panteleymonivka in the Donetsk region, Ukraine August 17, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

A local resident uses a ladder outside a residential building damaged by recent shelling in the Russian-controlled settlement of Panteleymonivka in the Donetsk region, Ukraine August 17, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko
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A view shows a residential building damaged by recent shelling in the Russian-controlled settlement of Panteleymonivka in the Donetsk region, Ukraine August 17, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

A view shows a residential building damaged by recent shelling in the Russian-controlled settlement of Panteleymonivka in the Donetsk region, Ukraine August 17, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

A view shows a residential building damaged by recent shelling in the Russian-controlled settlement of Panteleymonivka in the Donetsk region, Ukraine August 17, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko
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Oleksandra, 84, cooks at the entrance of her damaged house in Siversk after a military strike about 6km from the frontline in Donetsk region Ukraine August 17, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Oleksandra, 84, cooks at the entrance of her damaged house in Siversk after a military strike about 6km from the frontline in Donetsk region Ukraine August 17, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Oleksandra, 84, cooks at the entrance of her damaged house in Siversk after a military strike about 6km from the frontline in Donetsk region Ukraine August 17, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Neighbours look on next to destroyed houses in Kramatorsk, after military strikes as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, in Donetsk region, Ukraine August 16, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Neighbours look on next to destroyed houses in Kramatorsk, after military strikes as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, in Donetsk region, Ukraine August 16, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Neighbours look on next to destroyed houses in Kramatorsk, after military strikes as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, in Donetsk region, Ukraine August 16, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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A toy is seen in front of a building destroyed in a military strike about 6km from the frontline in Siversk, Donetsk region, Ukraine August 17, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A toy is seen in front of a building destroyed in a military strike about 6km from the frontline in Siversk, Donetsk region, Ukraine August 17, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A toy is seen in front of a building destroyed in a military strike about 6km from the frontline in Siversk, Donetsk region, Ukraine August 17, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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A local resident fills up canisters with clean water in Sloviansk, Ukraine, August 7, 2022. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A local resident fills up canisters with clean water in Sloviansk, Ukraine, August 7, 2022. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A local resident fills up canisters with clean water in Sloviansk, Ukraine, August 7, 2022. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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A man stands inside a crater left by a Russian missile strike in the settlement of Kushuhum in Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine August 10, 2022.  REUTERS/Dmytro Smolienko

A man stands inside a crater left by a Russian missile strike in the settlement of Kushuhum in Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine August 10, 2022.  REUTERS/Dmytro Smolienko

A man stands inside a crater left by a Russian missile strike in the settlement of Kushuhum in Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine August 10, 2022.  REUTERS/Dmytro Smolienko
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Zorina Zoya Alexandrovna, 73, is evacuated from her house with the help of Eduard Skoryk, 30, who is a member of the NGOs Vostok SOS and Refugease in Bakhmut in Donetsk region Ukraine August 12, 2022. Shoryk says “I was born in this city. But I need to confess: every time I come here, it becomes more and more alien to me.” REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Zorina Zoya Alexandrovna, 73, is evacuated from her house with the help of Eduard Skoryk, 30, who is a member of the NGOs Vostok SOS and Refugease in Bakhmut in Donetsk region Ukraine August 12, 2022. Shoryk says “I was born in this city. But I need...more

Zorina Zoya Alexandrovna, 73, is evacuated from her house with the help of Eduard Skoryk, 30, who is a member of the NGOs Vostok SOS and Refugease in Bakhmut in Donetsk region Ukraine August 12, 2022. Shoryk says “I was born in this city. But I need to confess: every time I come here, it becomes more and more alien to me.” REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Luiza, 74, who gave only her first name, looks at destroyed houses, after military strikes in Kramatorsk in Donetsk region Ukraine August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Luiza, 74, who gave only her first name, looks at destroyed houses, after military strikes in Kramatorsk in Donetsk region Ukraine August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Luiza, 74, who gave only her first name, looks at destroyed houses, after military strikes in Kramatorsk in Donetsk region Ukraine August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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A man pushes water containers next to destroyed houses in Kramatorsk, after military strikes as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, in Donetsk region Ukraine August 16, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A man pushes water containers next to destroyed houses in Kramatorsk, after military strikes as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, in Donetsk region Ukraine August 16, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A man pushes water containers next to destroyed houses in Kramatorsk, after military strikes as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, in Donetsk region Ukraine August 16, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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A local removes broken glass from a window of his damaged apartment following a Russian missile strike in Kostiantynivka, Ukraine, August 6, 2022. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A local removes broken glass from a window of his damaged apartment following a Russian missile strike in Kostiantynivka, Ukraine, August 6, 2022. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A local removes broken glass from a window of his damaged apartment following a Russian missile strike in Kostiantynivka, Ukraine, August 6, 2022. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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A view shows a destroyed house in Kramatorsk, after military strikes as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, in Donetsk region, Ukraine August 16, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A view shows a destroyed house in Kramatorsk, after military strikes as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, in Donetsk region, Ukraine August 16, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A view shows a destroyed house in Kramatorsk, after military strikes as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, in Donetsk region, Ukraine August 16, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Locals load their belongings on a van as they move from their house following a Russian missile strike in Kostiantynivka, Ukraine, August 6, 2022. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Locals load their belongings on a van as they move from their house following a Russian missile strike in Kostiantynivka, Ukraine, August 6, 2022. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Locals load their belongings on a van as they move from their house following a Russian missile strike in Kostiantynivka, Ukraine, August 6, 2022. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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A boy and his father carry canisters of clean water in Sloviansk, Ukraine, August 7, 2022. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A boy and his father carry canisters of clean water in Sloviansk, Ukraine, August 7, 2022. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A boy and his father carry canisters of clean water in Sloviansk, Ukraine, August 7, 2022. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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A local stands in front of a destroyed building following a Russian missile strike in Kostiantynivka, Ukraine, August 6, 2022. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A local stands in front of a destroyed building following a Russian missile strike in Kostiantynivka, Ukraine, August 6, 2022. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A local stands in front of a destroyed building following a Russian missile strike in Kostiantynivka, Ukraine, August 6, 2022. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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Electricity workers walk next to destroyed houses in Kramatorsk, after military strikes as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, in Donetsk region Ukraine August 16, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Electricity workers walk next to destroyed houses in Kramatorsk, after military strikes as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, in Donetsk region Ukraine August 16, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Electricity workers walk next to destroyed houses in Kramatorsk, after military strikes as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, in Donetsk region Ukraine August 16, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Viktoria Bulavintseva cleans the leaves from the ground of an empty street in Bakhmut in Donetsk region Ukraine August 14, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Viktoria Bulavintseva cleans the leaves from the ground of an empty street in Bakhmut in Donetsk region Ukraine August 14, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Viktoria Bulavintseva cleans the leaves from the ground of an empty street in Bakhmut in Donetsk region Ukraine August 14, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Sergey gestures as he drives his car from the Soviet Union era in Bakhmut in Donetsk region Ukraine August 14, 2022. Sergey says "They shoot all day and night, and I cannot sleep". REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Sergey gestures as he drives his car from the Soviet Union era in Bakhmut in Donetsk region Ukraine August 14, 2022. Sergey says "They shoot all day and night, and I cannot sleep". REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Sergey gestures as he drives his car from the Soviet Union era in Bakhmut in Donetsk region Ukraine August 14, 2022. Sergey says "They shoot all day and night, and I cannot sleep". REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Olga Alekseevna, 96, walks with the help of a walker towards her daughter's house in Kramatorsk in Donetsk region, Ukraine August 14, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Olga Alekseevna, 96, walks with the help of a walker towards her daughter's house in Kramatorsk in Donetsk region, Ukraine August 14, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Olga Alekseevna, 96, walks with the help of a walker towards her daughter's house in Kramatorsk in Donetsk region, Ukraine August 14, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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A woman looks out through the window of her house in Kramatorsk in Donetsk region Ukraine August 13, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A woman looks out through the window of her house in Kramatorsk in Donetsk region Ukraine August 13, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A woman looks out through the window of her house in Kramatorsk in Donetsk region Ukraine August 13, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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A family is pictured at the entrance of their house in Kramatorsk, after military strikes in Donetsk region Ukraine August 13, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A family is pictured at the entrance of their house in Kramatorsk, after military strikes in Donetsk region Ukraine August 13, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A family is pictured at the entrance of their house in Kramatorsk, after military strikes in Donetsk region Ukraine August 13, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Neighbours walk down the road after a military strike in Kramatorsk in Donetsk region Ukraine August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Neighbours walk down the road after a military strike in Kramatorsk in Donetsk region Ukraine August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Neighbours walk down the road after a military strike in Kramatorsk in Donetsk region Ukraine August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Neighbours stand outside their destroyed house after a military strike in Kramatorsk in Donetsk region Ukraine August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Neighbours stand outside their destroyed house after a military strike in Kramatorsk in Donetsk region Ukraine August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Neighbours stand outside their destroyed house after a military strike in Kramatorsk in Donetsk region Ukraine August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Neighbours talk next to destroyed houses, after military strikes in Kramatorsk in Donetsk region Ukraine August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Neighbours talk next to destroyed houses, after military strikes in Kramatorsk in Donetsk region Ukraine August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Neighbours talk next to destroyed houses, after military strikes in Kramatorsk in Donetsk region Ukraine August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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People stand next to a residential house destroyed by a Russian missile strike in the settlement of Kushuhum in Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine August 10, 2022.  REUTERS/Dmytro Smolienko

People stand next to a residential house destroyed by a Russian missile strike in the settlement of Kushuhum in Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine August 10, 2022.  REUTERS/Dmytro Smolienko

People stand next to a residential house destroyed by a Russian missile strike in the settlement of Kushuhum in Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine August 10, 2022.  REUTERS/Dmytro Smolienko
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A view shows a hotel building recently hit by shelling in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict in the Russian-controlled town of Svitlodarsk in the Donetsk region, Ukraine August 8, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

A view shows a hotel building recently hit by shelling in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict in the Russian-controlled town of Svitlodarsk in the Donetsk region, Ukraine August 8, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

A view shows a hotel building recently hit by shelling in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict in the Russian-controlled town of Svitlodarsk in the Donetsk region, Ukraine August 8, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko
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