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TUESDAY November 15, 2022: 'UKRAINE WAR: DAY 265' by award winning SOPA Images photographer Ashley Chan: The Russia-Ukraine war enters its 265th day. Ukrainian President Zelenskyy has told the G20 summit in a virtual address that now was the time to stop Russia's war in his country 'justly and on the basis of the United Nations Charter and international law'. The heads of US and Russian intelligence met in Turkey and talked about the consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and raised the issue of US prisoners in Russia. ''We are moving forward,'' Zelenskyy told reporters in Kherson after addressing troops. 'We are ready for peace, peace for all our country.'
© zReportage.com Story of the Week #863: TUESDAY November 15, 2022: 'UKRAINE WAR: DAY 265' by award winning SOPA Images photographer Ashley Chan: The Russia-Ukraine war enters its 265th day. Ukrainian President Zelenskyy has told the G20 summit in a virtual address that now was the time to stop Russia's war in his country 'justly and on the basis of the United Nations Charter and international law'. The heads of US and Russian intelligence met in Turkey and talked about the consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and raised the issue of US prisoners in Russia. ''We are moving forward,'' Zelenskyy told reporters in Kherson after addressing troops. 'We are ready for peace, peace for all our country.'
Russian president Vladimir Putin's poster seen damaged on the floor inside a police station in Kupiansk which was used to detain Ukrainian civilians during the period of Russian occupation. The Ukrainian armed forces attempt to liberate the town after an almost 7-month occupation by Russia but met with resistance.
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A Russian soldier's body seen on the ground killed in action in Lyman Eastern Ukraine. Residents are living without electricity, gas and running water and worry as winter approaches, some decided to be evacuated to some nearby city with better infrastructure.
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A Ukrainian soldier from the 63rd brigade flying a drone during military training simulating an attack in the trenches for the counteroffensive to recapture Kherson.
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A Ukrainian soldier from the 63rd brigade using a rifle during military training in the trenches while preparing for the counteroffensive to recapture Kherson. The training which involves 31 soldiers aims to improve combat skills in the battlefield.
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Ukrainian soldiers from the 63rd brigade were seen during military training while simulating an attack in the trenches for the counteroffensive to recapture Kherson. The training which involves 31 soldiers aims to improve combat skills in the battlefield.
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A female paramedic waves from an armored personnel carrier along the Svatove-Kreminna road, which is a key supply route for Russian troops in the Luhansk region. Ukrainian troops continue their counteroffensive operation in eastern Ukraine area of Svatove and Kreminna in the Luhansk region.
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Ukrainian troops firing 'grad' missiles during a training session in Luhansk. Government troops continue their counteroffensive operation against the Russian invaders in eastern Ukraine and face heavy resistance in the area of Svatove and Kreminna in the Luhansk region.
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A female paramedic attends to an injured solider at a medical point after he was evacuated from a position under Russian attack. Ukrainian troops continue their counteroffensive operation in eastern Ukraine but face heavy resistance in the area of Svatove and Kreminna in the Luhansk region.
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A young boy from Kupiansk carries his cat with him during his evacuation. Ukrainian civilians are being evacuated as Ukrainian and Russian armed forces are under heavy fighting in the north-east of the country.
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ANNA DANYLENKO, 20, emotional after reuniting with her family after they evacuated from the fighting. (R) Her brother at right, EUGENE DANYLENKO and family cycled 30km for 4 hours from Hrushivka to flee from heavy shelling in the nearby frontline in Kupiansk. Ukrainian civilians are being evacuated as as heavy fighting continues in the north-east of the country.
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Bakhmut resident SERGEII, 66, holds a portrait he drew of his wife Natalia who has evacuated to Dnipro. Bakhmut has been experiencing constant shelling day and night and many residents are currently without running water and electricity.
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The letter 'Z' is pictured on a car, the symbol of the Russian military vehicles. Ukrainian troops have made advancement to the east of the Oskil River in Kupiansk, a city in the Kharkiv region.
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ANDRE, 9 asks to be evacuated from his home in Lyman. However, his father who is also his guardian would not allow Andre to leave. Despite more settlements in eastern Ukraine have been liberated, many major infrastructures are still damaged as the result of war. The residents of Lyman are living without electricity, gas and running water.
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Bakhmut resident YANA seen making a fire to boil tea while sitting on a park bench, his home is without electricity. Despite Ukrainian troops advancing in the east and south of Ukraine, the city of Bakhmut in the eastern Donetsk region has faced intense resistance.
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An elderly lady and resident of Lyman smiles after receiving a loaf of bread as part of the humanitarian aid. Authorities are unsure whether they could restore water and energy services to the city's residents as winter approaches.
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Elderly resident of Lyman, NINA, 79, stands in front of her house. Nina decided not to be evacuated despite having a disabled son.
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The cemetery next to a burial site that was discovered by the Ukrainians after the city was liberated from Russian troops in Donetsk region. At least 32 Ukrainian soldiers bodies have been exhumed from a mass grave in Lyman, a city in Donetsk region that was under Russian occupation.
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Investigators wearing protective suits are seen exhuming bodies with shovels at a mass burial site which was discovered in the outskirts of the eastern Ukrainian city, Izyum, which was liberated from Russian occupation two weeks ago. At least 445 new graves were found in the site of an existing cemetery. The bodies will be exhumed and sent for forensic examination. According to initial investigations some bodies show signs of torture.
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Investigators carry a body bag with a Ukrainian soldiers remains at a burial site in Lyman. At least 32 Ukrainian soldiers bodies have been exhumed from a mass grave in Lyman. Authorities said they were buried together and initial investigation has shown some were blindfolded and tied by the hands, with signs of torture and execution. Another 22 civilians, including children were exhumed nearby.
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A police forensics officer collects evidence of fingerprints on a piece of mirror in a recreation centre, north of the liberated village of Borova. Police said they will use it to cross check with the documents left by the Russian troops.
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A Ukrainian flag seen fluttering in the wind under a clear sky near Yampil, a settlement with a train station in Lyman, Donetsk region.
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Ashley Chan

Ashley Chan is an award winning Hong Kong based photojournalist with SOPA Images and is currently covering the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Ashley is available for assignments and her images can be found on ZUMA Press Wire.:863



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