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Killing Kharkiv: Russia Punishes Ukraine's Second-Largest City

Residents of Kharkiv have been subjected to a punishing and unrelenting artillery bombardment that can maim or kill at any time. These images capture the heartbreak and shock that its citizens experienced over the course of 48 hours as they attempted to go about their daily lives.

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