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The graves of unidentified victims fill a cemetery in Bucha, northern Ukraine, on Feb. 19, almost one year into the nation's war with Russia. (Photo by Paula Bronstein)
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'Fear for our families': A year of Putin's war through the eyes of Ukrainians

Twelve months on from invasion, Western arms shift balance of war as Russia hopes to outlast NATO

EIJI FURUKAWA, contributing writer | Russia & Caucasus

KYIV, Ukraine -- Under the thunder of artillery fire, waves of Russian soldiers throw themselves across a corpse-littered no man's land against Ukrainian trenches around the town of Bilohorivka. Grim faced, Ukrainian machine-gunners set to work, methodically changing out barrels and ammunition belts until the last of the attackers falls or retreats.

There are anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours of respite before it all starts over.

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