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Ukraine pushes back Russian forces from Kharkiv

Ukrainian serviceman Shaba keeps watch in a trench at a frontline area in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by Ukrainian forces in the country’s Kharkiv region, May 15, 2022.  REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Ukrainian serviceman Shaba keeps watch in a trench at a frontline area in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by Ukrainian forces in the country’s Kharkiv region, May 15, 2022. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Ukrainian serviceman Shaba keeps watch in a trench at a frontline area in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by Ukrainian forces in the country’s Kharkiv region, May 15, 2022. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Vera Kosolopenko, reacts outside her destroyed house, after it was hit during Russian bombing, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in the village of Bezruky, Derhachi district, Kharkiv region, Ukraine.  REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Vera Kosolopenko, reacts outside her destroyed house, after it was hit during Russian bombing, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in the village of Bezruky, Derhachi district, Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Vera Kosolopenko, reacts outside her destroyed house, after it was hit during Russian bombing, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in the village of Bezruky, Derhachi district, Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Ukrainian servicemen check information inside a basement used as a command post in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. 
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Ukrainian servicemen check information inside a basement used as a command post in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Ukrainian servicemen check information inside a basement used as a command post in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Ukrainian troops stand at the Ukraine-Russia border in what was said to be the Kharkiv region, Ukraine. 
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Ukrainian troops stand at the Ukraine-Russia border in what was said to be the Kharkiv region, Ukraine. Ukrainian Ministry of Defence/Handout via REUTERS

Ukrainian troops stand at the Ukraine-Russia border in what was said to be the Kharkiv region, Ukraine. Ukrainian Ministry of Defence/Handout via REUTERS
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A Ukrainian serviceman rests inside a basement used as a command post in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine.  REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A Ukrainian serviceman rests inside a basement used as a command post in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A Ukrainian serviceman rests inside a basement used as a command post in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Ukrainian serviceman Oleksandr Yuvchenko walks next to a destroyed house in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces, in Kharkiv region, Ukraine.  REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Ukrainian serviceman Oleksandr Yuvchenko walks next to a destroyed house in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces, in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Ukrainian serviceman Oleksandr Yuvchenko walks next to a destroyed house in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces, in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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A destroyed vehicle with a letter Z is pictured in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. 
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A destroyed vehicle with a letter Z is pictured in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A destroyed vehicle with a letter Z is pictured in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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A view of Russian seized mortar bombs in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. 
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A view of Russian seized mortar bombs in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A view of Russian seized mortar bombs in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Ukrainian servicemen walk amidst rubble at a damaged area, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in Kharkiv, Ukraine.  REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Ukrainian servicemen walk amidst rubble at a damaged area, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in Kharkiv, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Ukrainian servicemen walk amidst rubble at a damaged area, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in Kharkiv, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Ukrainian serviceman Oleksandr Vilchynskiy looks on at a basement used as a base in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. 
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Ukrainian serviceman Oleksandr Vilchynskiy looks on at a basement used as a base in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Ukrainian serviceman Oleksandr Vilchynskiy looks on at a basement used as a base in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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The helmet and a weapon of a Ukrainian serviceman are pictured at a position in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine.  REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

The helmet and a weapon of a Ukrainian serviceman are pictured at a position in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

The helmet and a weapon of a Ukrainian serviceman are pictured at a position in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Ukrainian serviceman Oleksandr Yuvchenko stands inside a house at a frontline area in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Ukrainian serviceman Oleksandr Yuvchenko stands inside a house at a frontline area in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Ukrainian serviceman Oleksandr Yuvchenko stands inside a house at a frontline area in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Ukrainian Territorial Defense member Oleksandr Yuvchenko walks next to a destroyed vehicle in Ruska Lozova, a village retook by Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv, Ukraine.  REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Ukrainian Territorial Defense member Oleksandr Yuvchenko walks next to a destroyed vehicle in Ruska Lozova, a village retook by Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Ukrainian Territorial Defense member Oleksandr Yuvchenko walks next to a destroyed vehicle in Ruska Lozova, a village retook by Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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A view of a residential area destroyed by a Russian bombing in Kharkiv, Ukraine.  REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A view of a residential area destroyed by a Russian bombing in Kharkiv, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A view of a residential area destroyed by a Russian bombing in Kharkiv, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Former students Yana Shulyak and Olena Zhornik use a swing at the playground of a destroyed school in Kharkiv, Ukraine.  REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Former students Yana Shulyak and Olena Zhornik use a swing at the playground of a destroyed school in Kharkiv, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Former students Yana Shulyak and Olena Zhornik use a swing at the playground of a destroyed school in Kharkiv, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Ukrainian serviceman Ohor Obolenskiy drinks tea at a basement used as a base in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine.  REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Ukrainian serviceman Ohor Obolenskiy drinks tea at a basement used as a base in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Ukrainian serviceman Ohor Obolenskiy drinks tea at a basement used as a base in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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A man walks past a car overturned after a Russian bombing hit a garage in Kharkiv, Ukraine.  REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A man walks past a car overturned after a Russian bombing hit a garage in Kharkiv, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A man walks past a car overturned after a Russian bombing hit a garage in Kharkiv, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Ukrainian serviceman Shaba stays at a trench used as an observation point at a frontline area in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine.  REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Ukrainian serviceman Shaba stays at a trench used as an observation point at a frontline area in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Ukrainian serviceman Shaba stays at a trench used as an observation point at a frontline area in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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A view shows a damaged residential area, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in Kharkiv, Ukraine. 
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A view shows a damaged residential area, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in Kharkiv, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A view shows a damaged residential area, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in Kharkiv, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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A Ukrainian serviceman leaves a basement used as a base in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine.  REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A Ukrainian serviceman leaves a basement used as a base in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A Ukrainian serviceman leaves a basement used as a base in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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A Ukrainian serviceman smokes inside a basement used as a command post in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. 
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A Ukrainian serviceman smokes inside a basement used as a command post in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A Ukrainian serviceman smokes inside a basement used as a command post in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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A view shows a damaged house, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in Kharkiv, Ukraine. 
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A view shows a damaged house, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in Kharkiv, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A view shows a damaged house, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in Kharkiv, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Vera Kosolopenko, reacts while looking at her destroyed greenhouse, after her house and property were hit by Russian bombing in the village of Bezruky, Derhachi district, Kharkiv region, Ukraine.  REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Vera Kosolopenko, reacts while looking at her destroyed greenhouse, after her house and property were hit by Russian bombing in the village of Bezruky, Derhachi district, Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Vera Kosolopenko, reacts while looking at her destroyed greenhouse, after her house and property were hit by Russian bombing in the village of Bezruky, Derhachi district, Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Ukrainian serviceman Mikhayl lights a cigarette inside a basement used as a command post in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. 
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Ukrainian serviceman Mikhayl lights a cigarette inside a basement used as a command post in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Ukrainian serviceman Mikhayl lights a cigarette inside a basement used as a command post in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Ukrainian servicemen check a drone footage inside a basement used as a command post in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Ukrainian servicemen check a drone footage inside a basement used as a command post in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Ukrainian servicemen check a drone footage inside a basement used as a command post in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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A man observes Vera Kosolopenko's destroyed house after it was hit during Russian bombing, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in the village of Bezruky, Derhachi district, Kharkiv region, Ukraine.  REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A man observes Vera Kosolopenko's destroyed house after it was hit during Russian bombing, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in the village of Bezruky, Derhachi district, Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A man observes Vera Kosolopenko's destroyed house after it was hit during Russian bombing, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in the village of Bezruky, Derhachi district, Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Ukrainian servicemen show Russian seized mortar bombs in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. 
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Ukrainian servicemen show Russian seized mortar bombs in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Ukrainian servicemen show Russian seized mortar bombs in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Ukrainian serviceman Ohor Obolenskiy stands by a map at a basement used as a base in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. 
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Ukrainian serviceman Ohor Obolenskiy stands by a map at a basement used as a base in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Ukrainian serviceman Ohor Obolenskiy stands by a map at a basement used as a base in Ruska Lozova, a village retaken by the Ukrainian forces in Kharkiv region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Former students play ping-pong at the playground of a destroyed school, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Kharkiv, Ukraine.  REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Former students play ping-pong at the playground of a destroyed school, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Kharkiv, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Former students play ping-pong at the playground of a destroyed school, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Kharkiv, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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A Ukrainian serviceman gets inside his car, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Kharkiv, Ukraine. 
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A Ukrainian serviceman gets inside his car, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Kharkiv, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A Ukrainian serviceman gets inside his car, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Kharkiv, Ukraine. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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