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Ivan Fedorov (third from left), then first deputy head of the Zaporizhzhia Regional State Administration, attends a meeting on road repairs in southeastern Ukraine in 2020. Fedorov, now the mayor of Melitopol, was abducted by Russian forces earlier this month and later freed. Dmytro Smolyenko/Future Publishing via Getty Images hide caption

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What Kyiv looks like as Russian troops appear to reposition

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Aleksii Simchenko welds together pieces of scrap steel to make a set of plates for body armor. Becky Sullivan/NPR hide caption

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In Ukraine, volunteers are making body armor from old cars

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Ukraine is inventing a new way to fight on the digital battlefield

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addresses the U.S. Congress on March 16, 2022, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Since the war began, he has been appealing to world leaders for more support for Ukraine and sanctions on Russia. J. Scott Applewhite/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Angelina Voychenko (left) and her children and Yuliya Bortnik (right) and her son fled Mariupol after hiding for weeks in the basement of Voychenko's parents' home, with no electricity, phone service or heat, as the building shook from fighter jets and explosions. When they emerged to buy food, what they saw made them decide to leave: destroyed buildings, looted stores, no food in sight. Becky Sullivan/NPR hide caption

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Ukrainians navigate a perilous route to safety out of besieged Mariupol

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Putin was misled about early failures in Ukraine, reports indicates

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A Ukrainian soldier stands in front of a destroyed Russian armored personnel carrier in a village on the frontline of the northern part of the Kyiv region on Monday. Russia says its troops are starting to withdraw from Kyiv, thought the Pentagon believes they will likely be deployed elsewhere in Ukraine. Anatolii Stepanov/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Russian troops leaving Kyiv area as Moscow focuses more on eastern Ukraine

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A house in England triggers a debate because of its sculpture

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How have Russia's mixed signals about Ukraine complicated peace talks?

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After Ukraine, Eastern Europe worries where Putin might strike next

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News brief: Russia's military moves, Shanghai lockdown, LinkedIn fake profiles

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