The war: day six Photos of Russia’s attacks on Ukraine in Kyiv and Kharkiv
On the sixth day of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Russian forces intensified their artillery bombardment of Kharkiv and Kyiv. The Ukrainian side reported dozens of civilian casualties. Russian troops continued to encircle Kyiv, while barricades were built in the city and preparations made for its defense. President Volodymyr Zelensky applied for the rapid accession of Ukraine to the European Union, and the heads of eight EU countries called for Ukraine to be a candidate country.
Warning! Some photos below contain scenes of cruelty, violence, and death that will upset more impressionable readers.