War in Ukraine. Map of Ukraine. The horrors of war by region.

 Kherson

28 December 2022
A man looks at the debris of shopfronts damaged in Russian shelling on the night of December 28
A man looks at the debris of shopfronts damaged in Russian shelling on the night of December 28.
— Photo by Dmytro Sheremet / RFE/RL


 Irpin

28 December 2022
Sunflowers, a beloved symbol of Ukraine, and a family of storks adorn the shattered walls of Irpin's Central House of Culture
Sunflowers, a beloved symbol of Ukraine, and a family of storks adorn the shattered walls of Irpin's Central House of Culture. With the Ukrainian government lacking the funds for widespread reconstruction, many residents are forced to restore their own homes and make use of any functioning public facilities.
— Photo by Genya Savilov / AFP


 Bakhmut

28 December 2022
The industrial town of Bakhmut has been the scene of fierce fighting for months
The industrial town of Bakhmut in the north of the Donetsk region has been the scene of fierce fighting for months. Ukraine, December 25, 2022.
— Photo by Reuters


 Bakhmut

25 December 2022
Volodymyr and Nataliia  walk past an industrial building that hit in a missile strike during intense shelling on Christmas Day at the frontline in Bakhmut
Volodymyr, 61, and Nataliia Bolias, 51, walk past an industrial building that hit in a missile strike during intense shelling on Christmas Day at the frontline in Bakhmut, Ukraine, December 25, 2022.
— Photo by Clodagh Kilcoyne / Reuters


 Kherson

24 December 2022
Cars burn on a street after Russian missile strikes on the Ukrainian port city of Kherson
Cars burn on a street after Russian missile strikes on the Ukrainian port city of Kherson on December 24.
— Photo by Reuters


 Mariupol

24 December 2022
Local people buy and sell food ahead of Christmas and the New Year festivities in Mariupol
Local people buy and sell food ahead of Christmas and the New Year festivities in Mariupol, in Russian-controlled Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, Dec. 24, 2022.
— Photo by Alexei Alexandrov / AP Photo


 Bakhmut

23 December 2022
A residential building damaged by a Russian military strike in Bakhmut
A residential building damaged by a Russian military strike in Bakhmut, Ukraine, December 23, 2022.
— Photo by Oleksandr Ratushniak / Reuters


 Lyman

23 December 2022
residents in the town of Lyman install firewood stoves inside their apartments and collect firewood to stay warm
Essential services like running water, electricity and heating have been disrupted across eastern Ukraine's Donetsk region. The remaining residents in the town of Lyman install firewood stoves inside their apartments and collect firewood to stay warm. December 23, 2022.
— Photo by Alyona Synenko / ICRC


 Sviatohirsk

23 December 2022
A destroyed tank sits abandoned in the eastern Ukrainian city of Sviatohirsk
A destroyed tank sits abandoned in the eastern Ukrainian city of Sviatohirsk. Towns and villages in Donetsk have seen heavy fighting and shifting front lines in the past few months.
— Photo by Alyona Synenko / ICRC


 Kharkiv

22 December 2022
A war prosecutor observes collected parts of Russian rockets which were used to attack the city of Kharkiv, in Kharkiv
A war prosecutor observes collected parts of Russian rockets which were used to attack the city of Kharkiv, in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022.
— Photo by Evgeniy Maloletka / AP Photo