Russian soldiers were forced into a humiliating retreat from this key territory. But they left some deadly pitfalls in their wake.
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This young Ukrainian couple decided they wouldn’t let the war get in the way of their plans to get hitched.
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Putin believes firing missiles into towns across Ukraine will frighten the country into submission—despite the failure of his massive ground invasion. It’s not working.
The Russian president may finally eke out a victory after a slew of embarrassing setbacks in the war.
An eastern Ukrainian village that suffered tremendous devastation at the onset of the war is now turning the tables on Russian forces.
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