„It’s a miracle he survived“
The fire has burned his face and hands, blinded forever. Although the war scarred him forever, Igor (34) is grateful that he is alive. The Ukrainian paratrooper was seriously wounded at the front near Bakhmut (eastern Ukraine). Igor is one of thousands of Ukrainian who were ready to do everything to defend their country, their family and their freedom. Portrait of Igor, a wounded Ukrainian soldier – Dnipro, Ukraine, 17. April 2022.
„Take off your clothes or I’ll shoot you“
Dasha raped by a Russian soldier! In the presence of her mother reporter #filipppiatov spoke to pregnant 16-year-old Dasha about her sexual abuse at the hands of a Russian soldier. At least since the massacre in bucha it has been clear: the Russian soldiers are waging a war against the Ukrainian civilian population. They kill, torture – and rape – Krywyj Rih, Ukraine, April 2022.
Jewish Ukrainian Life
President Putin speaks of „denazification“, the Russian presidential office demands that Ukraine should be freed from Nazis. The image of a „Nazi Ukraine“ has been built up by the Kremlin for years. Jewish Ukrainian refugees and members of the jewish community in Lviv take part of celebrations of the Jewish holiday of Purim – Lviv, Ukraine, March 16, 2022.
A sunflower blooms in the ruins of Saltivka
Buildings destroyed by military strikes are seen, as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues, in northern Saltivka, one of the most damaged residential areas of Kharkiv, Ukraine August 07, 2022.
A father flees with his family to Slovakia after Russian invasion via Ukraine-Slovakia border crossing Vysne Nemecke – Slovenia.