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This is an archive of wartime photos from Ukraine since February 2022. For a selection of photos available for free, non-commercial use, visit our Collection of War Photos.

Ukrainian children play at a children’s playground surrounded by a protective fence against Russian shellings. Kherson and the Kherson region, October / November 2023.
Ukrainian children play at a children’s playground surrounded by a protective fence against Russian shellings. Kherson and the Kherson region, October / November 2023.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP News Agency

Two Ukrainian pensioners, Liudmyla Volodymyrivna and Halyna Markivna, purchased two combat drones for the 10th Separate Mountain Assault Brigade “Edelveis”, saving funds from their pensions.
Two Ukrainian pensioners, Liudmyla Volodymyrivna and Halyna Markivna, purchased two combat drones for the 10th Separate Mountain Assault Brigade “Edelveis”, saving funds from their pensions.

Photo from the Rozhniativ Village Council

Vitalii Veres, 29, is a Ukrainian soldier who lost his vision fighting with Russian forces near Bakhmut on February 14, 2023. From a series of sculpture-style photos of wounded Ukrainian defenders.
Vitalii Veres, 29, is a Ukrainian soldier who lost his vision fighting with Russian forces near Bakhmut on February 14, 2023. From a series of sculpture-style photos of wounded Ukrainian defenders.

By Marta Syrko

The grave of a civilian woman near a residential building in Vuhledar, the Donetsk region. Due to Russian military aggression, there are almost no surviving houses left in this frontline city. November 15, 2023.
The grave of a civilian woman near a residential building in Vuhledar, the Donetsk region. Due to Russian military aggression, there are almost no surviving houses left in this frontline city. November 15, 2023.

By Ozge Elif Kizil / Anadolu / Getty Images

Ukrainian defenders walk down the street of the frontline city of Vuhledar, the Donetsk region. Russia has been trying to capture this mining town to gain a strategic advantage on this part of the front. November 15, 2023.
Ukrainian defenders walk down the street of the frontline city of Vuhledar, the Donetsk region. Russia has been trying to capture this mining town to gain a strategic advantage on this part of the front. November 15, 2023.

By Ozge Elif Kizil / Anadolu / Getty Images

Ukrainian defender Vasyl Hrytsenko walks with his son. Due to received combat injury, the man lost his leg. The soldier is currently undergoing rehabilitation and looks forward to getting the new iron leg.
Ukrainian defender Vasyl Hrytsenko walks with his son. Due to received combat injury, the man lost his leg. The soldier is currently undergoing rehabilitation and looks forward to getting the new iron leg.

By Jeremy Co / Instagram

Schoolchildren kneel to bade farewell to Ukrainian defender Ivan Stasiuk, who died at the frontline fighting with Russian invaders.
Schoolchildren kneel to bade farewell to Ukrainian defender Ivan Stasiuk, who died at the frontline fighting with Russian invaders.

Photo from the Executive Committee of Slavuta City Council

Tiorda, a paramedic from Portugal, is carrying her dog named Baby Devil, whom her military friends found in Sievierodonetsk, the Luhansk region.
Tiorda, a paramedic from Portugal, is carrying her dog named Baby Devil, whom her military friends found in Sievierodonetsk, the Luhansk region.

By Olga Ivashchenko for Globe and Mail

A Ukrainian soldier walks through a trench to a position in the Luhansk region. November 14, 2023.
A Ukrainian soldier walks through a trench to a position in the Luhansk region. November 14, 2023.

By Diego Herrera Carcedo / Anadolu / Getty Images

A woman hugs a Ukrainian soldier at the railway station in Pokrovsk, the Donetsk region. At the local railway station, Ukrainian defenders say goodbye to their loved ones before going to the front. November 13, 2023.
A woman hugs a Ukrainian soldier at the railway station in Pokrovsk, the Donetsk region. At the local railway station, Ukrainian defenders say goodbye to their loved ones before going to the front. November 13, 2023.

By Ozge Elif Kizil / Anadolu / Getty Images

At the evacuation point, Ukrainian law enforcement officers are handing over a civilian man wounded in the frontline Avdiivka, the Donetsk region, to the State Emergency Service of Ukraine. November 13, 2023.
At the evacuation point, Ukrainian law enforcement officers are handing over a civilian man wounded in the frontline Avdiivka, the Donetsk region, to the State Emergency Service of Ukraine. November 13, 2023.

By Anatolii Stepanov / AFP / Getty Images

A Ukrainian fighter of the assault unit prepares to go on a combat mission on the Bakhmut axis. November 9, 2023.
A Ukrainian fighter of the assault unit prepares to go on a combat mission on the Bakhmut axis. November 9, 2023.

By Oleksandr Mahula / Suspilne

A wounded Ukrainian soldier, who was just brought by military paramedics to the first-aid post on the Bakhmut axis. November 8, 2023.
A wounded Ukrainian soldier, who was just brought by military paramedics to the first-aid post on the Bakhmut axis. November 8, 2023.

By Oleksandr Mahula / Suspilne

Ostap Susval is 84. He lives in the Volyn region, in a small village with the same name — Susval. It was renamed after his son Petro, a Hero of Ukraine who was killed fighting against Russian forces in August 2014.
Ostap Susval is 84. He lives in the Volyn region, in a small village with the same name — Susval. It was renamed after his son Petro, a Hero of Ukraine who was killed fighting against Russian forces in August 2014.

By Serhii Korovainyi

Training for new recruits from the Ukrainian Army’s Third Separate Assault Brigade.
Training for new recruits from the Ukrainian Army’s Third Separate Assault Brigade.

By Brendan Hoffman for The New York Times

A Ukrainian soldier gives a cigarette to a local resident.
A Ukrainian soldier gives a cigarette to a local resident.

By Kostiantyn Liberov & Vlada Liberova / Getty Images

A Russian tank burns in a field near the town of Vuhledar in the Donetsk region.
A Russian tank burns in a field near the town of Vuhledar in the Donetsk region.

Photo from the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine / Facebook

Flags and candles as the symbols of love and honour on the graves of the fallen Ukrainian heroes at Lychakiv Cemetery in Lviv. These Ukrainian soldiers died defending their homeland against Russian aggression.
Flags and candles as the symbols of love and honour on the graves of the fallen Ukrainian heroes at Lychakiv Cemetery in Lviv. These Ukrainian soldiers died defending their homeland against Russian aggression.

By Roman Baluk

Andrii Ilkiv, a Ukrainian police sapper, had his leg amputated after a Russian land mine blew up beneath him in the Kharkiv region in September 2022. Nevertheless, he is back at work, standing on a prosthetic limb and defusing mines.
Andrii Ilkiv, a Ukrainian police sapper, had his leg amputated after a Russian land mine blew up beneath him in the Kharkiv region in September 2022. Nevertheless, he is back at work, standing on a prosthetic limb and defusing mines.

By Oleksandr Stavytskyi / Suspilne Kharkiv

The Odesa National Fine Arts Museum, a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, was damaged by the Russian missile attack on November 6, 2023.
The Odesa National Fine Arts Museum, a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, was damaged by the Russian missile attack on November 6, 2023.

Photo from the Odesa National Fine Arts Museum / Facebook

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