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A Boy Visits His School Shattered By Shelling

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has disrupted the education of nearly 7.5 million children. According to Ukraine's Education Ministry, 1,900 educational institutions have been bombed or shelled, with 184 completely destroyed. RFE/RL photographer Serhiy Nuzhnenko captured images of a student exploring the wreckage of his school that was destroyed by Russian shelling on June 8 in the eastern Ukrainian town of Bakhmut.

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Serhiy Nuzhnenko

Serhiy Nuzhnenko is a photojournalist for RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service.

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