A heavily damaged building is seen in Mariupol, Ukraine, on April 13, 2022.
BEFORE: The Princess Olga Monument is located in the heart of Kyiv.
Princess Olga Monument in Kyiv on April 22, 2021.
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AFTER: Volunteers placed sandbags around the Princess Olga Monument to protect it from Russian attacks.
Princess Olga Monument in Kyiv on June 26, 2022.
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Source: The New York Times
BEFORE: The Mariupol Drama Theater had a gathering space for culture in the Ukrainian city for decades.
Mariupol Drama Theater on April 8, 2018.
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AFTER: Russian forces in March bombed the theater, which had been doubling as a shelter, killing hundreds of people. It’s since been torn down.
Mariupol Drama Theater on April 16, 2022.
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BEFORE: Chernihiv is a city in northern Ukraine home to 280,000 people.
6 Sjerykova St in Chernihiv, Ukraine.
AFTER: Chernihiv was rocked by Russian attacks, which targeted residential areas.
A school building in Chernihiv on March 4, 2022.
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BEFORE: The Most Holy Theotokos “Joy of All Sorrowful” Hermitage was a women’s monastery in the Donesk region
The Most Holy Theotokos “Joy of All Sorrowful” monastery in the Donetsk region
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AFTER: The monastery was bombed in May, according to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
Damage to the Most Holy Theotokos “Joy of All Sorrowful” monastery in the Donetsk region
BEFORE: A national icon, AN-225 Mriya was one of the largest airplanes in the world.
AN-225 Mriya seen at Perth Airport in 2016
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AFTER: The aircraft was destroyed by Russian forces on Feb. 24, 2022.
AN-225 Mriya was destroyed by Russian forces while parked at Hostomil Airport on February 24, 2022.
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BEFORE: The Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol was responsible for producing steel, iron, and rolled metal, supporting thousands of jobs.
Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol on March 24, 2020.
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AFTER: The plant was used as a last refuge for defending Ukrainian troops, who eventually surrendered to invading Russian troops.
A view shows the Azovstal steel plant in the city of Mariupol on May 10, 2022, amid the ongoing Russian military action in Ukraine.
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BEFORE: Kharkiv, in northeastern Ukraine, is the country’s second-largest city with a pre-war population of over 1.4 million people.
Svobody Square in Kharkiv on November 3, 2020.
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AFTER: Svobody Square — or Freedom Square — was hit by a Russian missile strike in early March, shattering windows and
Svobody Square in Kharkiv on March 1, 2022.
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BEFORE: Located in southern Ukraine, the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant is the largest in Europe.
The Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant on July 9, 2019.
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AFTER: Russian forces captured the Zaporizhzhia plant in early March, and have been accused of using the facility as a shield.
Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant on May 1, 2022.
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