But the national defence force, as well as civilians, have shown their commitment to expelling the invader, joining forces to push back against Russia.
Images showed Ukrainian citizens bandaged and bloodied from the bombings.
The United Nations and Red Cross say the civilian toll is still unknowable, but is at least in the thousands.
But that transition is still a decadeslong project.
Some Ukrainian soldiers and civilians are still holding out in the.
Stat of the day: there were almost 24 maternal deaths for every 100,000 births in 2020.
A wounded woman is seen after an airstrike damaged an apartment complex in city of Chuhuiv, Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine.
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