A woman leaves Kharkiv, her partner must stay and maybe fight the Russians. At the moment the train slowly rolls onto the platform, she breaks down in tears.
Patient info: Mykola MALINCHYK, born in 1942, a resident of the Kapustyne village, Vitovsky district, Mykolaiv region, was hospitalized on March 8, 2022, at 17.30 in the emergency department of the Municipal Hospital No. 3. Diagnosis of conceding: Mine-explosive injury. Second degree facial burn burns of the upper extremities, torso, buttocks, lower extremities. He was injured on 08.03.2022 during the shelling of residential settlements. As he said on that day, he and his wife were in their own home. After lunch, he rested on the bed to read the newspaper. At this time, the attack started on the outskirts of the village. During the shelling, one shell hit the victim's house, an explosion and a fire occurred. He was trapped under the rubble of his own house. A rescue emergency team was able to pull him from the ruins and take him to the hospital after the shelling.
Dozens of killed young cadets after a bombardment at barracks in Mykolaiv, sources say around 150 dead. A young man named Vasyl made it out alive after having been buried under 4 layers of concrete for 30 hours. We managed to hear his voice and called for the rescue team. a rescue worker crawls under the concrete plates to speak to Vasyl buried underneath.
A man tries to control the fire at his home with a waterhose, after a Russian bombardment in Saltivka
The mother of a young soldier (Kadet German Drevai, 22 years old) identifies his body by seeing a tattoo, he was killed by a bombardment in Charkov and found later under the rubble, after 2 weeks the mother is able to identify her dead son, she bursts into tears when she recognizes him. The Mykolaiv mortuary is filled with bodies of soldiers and civilians which died during the fights and bombardments. Due to the limited capacity at least 50 bodies have been put in the next-door building, some having to be layed on top of each other. The people working there have stopped counting the bodies and instead try to find the identity of the victims.
Wladimir and Luboiv live almost at the frontline in Slatyne, north of Kharkiv. Bombs drop around their little farmhouse every day, it's just a matter of time. They are desperate and have nowhere to run.
Ukraine Soldiers deliver the body of a fallen college at the local morgue in Mykolaiv.
Kramatorsk, school no.23 is bombed. According to Russian information 300 soldiers were based there and killed. No evidence was found of any military presence, just Vova, 12 years old walking around the bombed school, looking for his classroom to find memories.
Remnants of destruction in Irpin after the fighting has moved away, Locals return to what's left of their homes.
Evacuation of the town of Ruska Lozova, north of Kharkiv. Hundreds of civilians came out of this war-crushed city, many have been living in underground shelters for weeks. Most stories are too much to hear.
After a series of explosions several bodies lay dead in the street. Bahkmut is a strategic town, being so close to the frontlines, it is heavely bombed every day and death has become a part of the daily routine.
Victor is born near the Bakhmutka river. Fishing is his life. The other side of the destroyed bridge is partly Russian controlled, with active snipers watching the banks. Yet Victor says the war does not exist to him, the bombs and bullets are just noise. So he calls his friends who fled Bahkmut and talks about memories and fishing, "who wants to speak about war and bombs?". Todays catch are 3 little fish which will be eaten by him and his neigbor, a woman called Marina.
Artem pulls some games from under the rubble and shows me his "gameroom" which now has been completely destroyed. Ocsana (60) lives with her 2 grandsons Andrii (11) and Artem (9) in her bombed house. The asbest roof is completely blown off and the house is beyond repair. She has no other place to go. Their father is a soldier.
A woman finds her husband dead, after a Russian rocket hit their house and set it on fire. She arrived later at the scene.
A medical stabilisation point near Prechystivka village at the eastern frontlines. Fighting is fierce, soldiers who are not severely wounded wait in line for treatment.
An old couple (Lidia Rakitska and Volodymyr Rakitsky) comfort each other at a medical clinic, after a Russian missile destroyed their home.