War in Ukraine: what you need to know
The last: After Russian forces captured a strategically important village near Lysychansk and Severodonetsk on Tuesday, the fate of the Luhansk region hangs in the balance as Ukrainian officials warn the coming days could shape the outcome of the war.
The fight: A slowly regenerating Russian army is making further gains in eastern Ukraine against valiant but under-equipped Ukrainian forces. The United States and its allies are rushing to deliver the huge quantities of weapons that the Ukrainians urgently need if they are to keep the Russians at bay.
Arms: Ukraine uses weapons such as Javelin anti-tank missiles and Switchblade “kamikaze” drones, supplied by the United States and other allies. Russia has used an array of weapons against Ukraine, some of which have drawn analysts’ attention and concern.
Pictures: Post-photographers have been in the field since the very beginning of the war. Here are some of their most powerful works.
How you can help: Here’s how those in the United States can help support the people of Ukraine as well as what people around the world have donated.
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