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Faces from the frontline of Russia's war on Ukraine

Servicemen of the Carpathian Sich Battalion are seen on a tank on a frontline, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, near the town of Lyman, Donetsk region, Ukraine December 8, 2022.  REUTERS/Viacheslav Ratynskyi

Servicemen of the Carpathian Sich Battalion are seen on a tank on a frontline, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, near the town of Lyman, Donetsk region, Ukraine December 8, 2022.  REUTERS/Viacheslav Ratynskyi

Servicemen of the Carpathian Sich Battalion are seen on a tank on a frontline, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, near the town of Lyman, Donetsk region, Ukraine December 8, 2022.  REUTERS/Viacheslav Ratynskyi
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A tear is seen on the face of a Ukrainian serviceman on a frontline in Donetsk region, Ukraine November 30, 2022.  Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty/Serhii Nuzhnenko via REUTERS

A tear is seen on the face of a Ukrainian serviceman on a frontline in Donetsk region, Ukraine November 30, 2022.  Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty/Serhii Nuzhnenko via REUTERS

A tear is seen on the face of a Ukrainian serviceman on a frontline in Donetsk region, Ukraine November 30, 2022.  Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty/Serhii Nuzhnenko via REUTERS
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Petro, 35, a member of the 68th Independent Jager Brigade of the Ukrainian Army sits for a portrait in the sleeping quarters for him and other members of his brigade in a dug out field position near the frontline in the Southern Donbas region in Ukraine, November 29, 2022. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Petro, 35, a member of the 68th Independent Jager Brigade of the Ukrainian Army sits for a portrait in the sleeping quarters for him and other members of his brigade in a dug out field position near the frontline in the Southern Donbas region in...more

Petro, 35, a member of the 68th Independent Jager Brigade of the Ukrainian Army sits for a portrait in the sleeping quarters for him and other members of his brigade in a dug out field position near the frontline in the Southern Donbas region in Ukraine, November 29, 2022. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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A serviceman of the Carpathian Sich Battalion is seen at his position on a frontline December 8, 2022.  REUTERS/Viacheslav Ratynskyi

A serviceman of the Carpathian Sich Battalion is seen at his position on a frontline December 8, 2022.  REUTERS/Viacheslav Ratynskyi

A serviceman of the Carpathian Sich Battalion is seen at his position on a frontline December 8, 2022.  REUTERS/Viacheslav Ratynskyi
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A serviceman of the Carpathian Sich Battalion rests at his position on a frontline near the town of Lyman, Donetsk region, Ukraine December 8, 2022.  REUTERS/Viacheslav Ratynskyi

A serviceman of the Carpathian Sich Battalion rests at his position on a frontline near the town of Lyman, Donetsk region, Ukraine December 8, 2022.  REUTERS/Viacheslav Ratynskyi

A serviceman of the Carpathian Sich Battalion rests at his position on a frontline near the town of Lyman, Donetsk region, Ukraine December 8, 2022.  REUTERS/Viacheslav Ratynskyi
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A member of the 68th Independent Jager Brigade of the Ukrainian Army scans the horizon for Russian military from his position in the trenches near the frontline in the Southern Donbas region in Ukraine, November 29, 2022. REUTERS/Leah Millis

A member of the 68th Independent Jager Brigade of the Ukrainian Army scans the horizon for Russian military from his position in the trenches near the frontline in the Southern Donbas region in Ukraine, November 29, 2022. REUTERS/Leah Millis

A member of the 68th Independent Jager Brigade of the Ukrainian Army scans the horizon for Russian military from his position in the trenches near the frontline in the Southern Donbas region in Ukraine, November 29, 2022. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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Servicemen of the Carpathian Sich Battalion are seen at their positions on a frontline near the town of Lyman, Donetsk region, Ukraine December 8, 2022.  REUTERS/Viacheslav Ratynskyi

Servicemen of the Carpathian Sich Battalion are seen at their positions on a frontline near the town of Lyman, Donetsk region, Ukraine December 8, 2022.  REUTERS/Viacheslav Ratynskyi

Servicemen of the Carpathian Sich Battalion are seen at their positions on a frontline near the town of Lyman, Donetsk region, Ukraine December 8, 2022.  REUTERS/Viacheslav Ratynskyi
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Viktor, 56, a member of the 68th Independent Jager Brigade of the Ukrainian Army drinks hot coffee in the kitchen area in a dug out field position near the frontline in the Southern Donbas region in Ukraine, November 29, 2022. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Viktor, 56, a member of the 68th Independent Jager Brigade of the Ukrainian Army drinks hot coffee in the kitchen area in a dug out field position near the frontline in the Southern Donbas region in Ukraine, November 29, 2022. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Viktor, 56, a member of the 68th Independent Jager Brigade of the Ukrainian Army drinks hot coffee in the kitchen area in a dug out field position near the frontline in the Southern Donbas region in Ukraine, November 29, 2022. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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Ukrainian servicewoman Valeriia, 28, holds one of two puppies found two weeks ago in an abandoned house in a frontline near the town of Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine December 5, 2022. REUTERS/Vladyslav Smilianets

Ukrainian servicewoman Valeriia, 28, holds one of two puppies found two weeks ago in an abandoned house in a frontline near the town of Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine December 5, 2022. REUTERS/Vladyslav Smilianets

Ukrainian servicewoman Valeriia, 28, holds one of two puppies found two weeks ago in an abandoned house in a frontline near the town of Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine December 5, 2022. REUTERS/Vladyslav Smilianets
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A commander with the Ukrainian Army's 10th Mountain Assault Brigade sits for a portrait outside his bunker shelter near the frontlines in the Bakhmut region of Ukraine, December 7, 2022. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A commander with the Ukrainian Army's 10th Mountain Assault Brigade sits for a portrait outside his bunker shelter near the frontlines in the Bakhmut region of Ukraine, December 7, 2022. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A commander with the Ukrainian Army's 10th Mountain Assault Brigade sits for a portrait outside his bunker shelter near the frontlines in the Bakhmut region of Ukraine, December 7, 2022. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A member of the 68th Independent Jager Brigade of the Ukrainian Army scans the horizon for Russian military from his position in the trenches near the frontline in the Southern Donbas region in Ukraine, November 29, 2022. REUTERS/Leah Millis

A member of the 68th Independent Jager Brigade of the Ukrainian Army scans the horizon for Russian military from his position in the trenches near the frontline in the Southern Donbas region in Ukraine, November 29, 2022. REUTERS/Leah Millis

A member of the 68th Independent Jager Brigade of the Ukrainian Army scans the horizon for Russian military from his position in the trenches near the frontline in the Southern Donbas region in Ukraine, November 29, 2022. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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Service members with the Ukrainian Army's 10th Mountain Assault Brigade eat lunch next to their bunker shelter near the frontlines in the Bakhmut region of Ukraine, December 7, 2022. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Service members with the Ukrainian Army's 10th Mountain Assault Brigade eat lunch next to their bunker shelter near the frontlines in the Bakhmut region of Ukraine, December 7, 2022. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Service members with the Ukrainian Army's 10th Mountain Assault Brigade eat lunch next to their bunker shelter near the frontlines in the Bakhmut region of Ukraine, December 7, 2022. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A service member with the Ukrainian Army's 10th Mountain Assault Brigade stands next to their bunker shelter near the frontlines in the Bakhmut region of Ukraine, December 7, 2022. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A service member with the Ukrainian Army's 10th Mountain Assault Brigade stands next to their bunker shelter near the frontlines in the Bakhmut region of Ukraine, December 7, 2022. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A service member with the Ukrainian Army's 10th Mountain Assault Brigade stands next to their bunker shelter near the frontlines in the Bakhmut region of Ukraine, December 7, 2022. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Service members with the Ukrainian Army's 10th Mountain Assault Brigade unit prepare a BM-21 Grad self-propelled multiple rocket launcher for launching near the frontlines in the Bakhmut region of Ukraine, December 7, 2022. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Service members with the Ukrainian Army's 10th Mountain Assault Brigade unit prepare a BM-21 Grad self-propelled multiple rocket launcher for launching near the frontlines in the Bakhmut region of Ukraine, December 7, 2022. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Service members with the Ukrainian Army's 10th Mountain Assault Brigade unit prepare a BM-21 Grad self-propelled multiple rocket launcher for launching near the frontlines in the Bakhmut region of Ukraine, December 7, 2022. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Servicemen of the Carpathian Sich Battalion rest at their positions on a frontline near the town of Lyman, Donetsk region, Ukraine December 8, 2022.  REUTERS/Viacheslav Ratynskyi

Servicemen of the Carpathian Sich Battalion rest at their positions on a frontline near the town of Lyman, Donetsk region, Ukraine December 8, 2022.  REUTERS/Viacheslav Ratynskyi

Servicemen of the Carpathian Sich Battalion rest at their positions on a frontline near the town of Lyman, Donetsk region, Ukraine December 8, 2022.  REUTERS/Viacheslav Ratynskyi
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Servicemen of the Carpathian Sich Battalion rest at their positions on a frontline near the town of Lyman, Donetsk region, Ukraine December 8, 2022.  REUTERS/Viacheslav Ratynskyi

Servicemen of the Carpathian Sich Battalion rest at their positions on a frontline near the town of Lyman, Donetsk region, Ukraine December 8, 2022.  REUTERS/Viacheslav Ratynskyi

Servicemen of the Carpathian Sich Battalion rest at their positions on a frontline near the town of Lyman, Donetsk region, Ukraine December 8, 2022.  REUTERS/Viacheslav Ratynskyi
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