The war in Ukraine is causing many victims, millions of refugees and a serious humanitarian emergency: some areas of the country have been heavily affected by Russian bombing, which caused enormous destruction. In this picture you can see a residential neighborhood of Mariupola city under heavy siege for days, before the start of the conflict.
(The photos are satellite images from Maxar Technologies: those prior to the invasion date back to 2021 or 2022)
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This photo shows another area of the city of Mariupol before the bombingwhich according to the Ukrainian authorities is for weeks it has been cut off from access to drinking waterelectricity and heating
Mariupol, however, is not the only Ukrainian city to have suffered heavy bombing: this photo shows a shopping center in Chernihivnorth of Kiev and near the border with Belarus, immediately after the outbreak of the war
In this image it is taken instead Snake Islanda small Ukrainian island in the Black Sea, which hit the headlines shortly after the invasion began and photographed here in February 2021, before the start of the conflict