March 4. 2024. 10:10

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Ukraine war in pictures: The images that tell the story of a year of fighting and suffering

In self-shot videos recorded in central Kyiv and posted to social media, Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy said he remained in the city the day after the Russian invasion of his country and vowed to defend Kyiv against attack.

Damage in the streets of Bucha, Ukraine after Russian soldiers retreated, on April 3rd, 2022. Hours before Russian troops began withdrawing from the suburban town, a Russian soldier left a trail of blood and devastated lives in a last paroxysm of violence. Photograph: Ivor Prickett/The New York Times

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy delivered a speech to members of the Dáil and Seanad via video link in April 2022 as the war continued. Video: Oireachtas TV