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Ukraine war

Ukrainians' daily lives: The first casualty of Russia's invasion

Displaced people tell tales of hardship and coping during wartime

A woman cries as she comforts her son outside the main train station in Lviv, Ukraine, on March 5. At right, a destroyed armored vehicle in the southern city of Mariupol. (Source photos by AP)

BUCHAREST -- More than 10 million people have been displaced since Russia's invasion of Ukraine began on Feb. 24, forcing many Ukrainians to abandon livelihoods and careers -- the normal lives they once enjoyed.

After Russian soldiers broke into her house on March 9, Anna, a journalist and TV host, decided to flee from her hometown near Hostomel, a suburb of Kyiv that is now controlled by Russian troops.

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