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Some people stay, some leave Ukraine

Some people stay, some leave Ukraine 0

Some people stay, some leave Ukraine

People walk and travel by car across the Ukrainian border into Poland in the Korczowa-Krakovets area on February 26.

People walk and travel by car across the Ukrainian border into Poland in the Korczowa-Krakovets area on February 26.

Some people stay, some leave Ukraine

Satellite photos show a line of cars waiting to leave Ukraine for Romania on February 25.

According to Maxar Technologies, the convoy of trucks and cars is 6.5 km long near the Siret border gate, southwestern Ukraine.

Satellite photos show a line of cars waiting to leave Ukraine for Romania on February 25.

According to Maxar Technologies, the convoy of trucks and cars is 6.5 km long near the Siret border gate, southwestern Ukraine.

Some people stay, some leave Ukraine

Ukrainian women and children after crossing the Ukrainian border into Slovakia at the Ubla border gate, eastern Slovakia, on February 25.

The United Nations refugee agency said on February 25 that more than 50,000 Ukrainians had left the country within 48 hours and `more people are moving towards the Ukrainian border.`

Ukrainian authorities have banned men between 18 and 60 years old, who are of military age, from leaving the country.

`We left my husband there, so that he could continue to support the government,` said Iryna, 36, who left Kiev on February 24 with her mother and two daughters aged two and four years old for Slovakia.

Ukrainian women and children after crossing the Ukrainian border into Slovakia at the Ubla border gate, eastern Slovakia, on February 25.

The United Nations refugee agency said on February 25 that more than 50,000 Ukrainians had left the country within 48 hours and `more people are moving towards the Ukrainian border.`

Ukrainian authorities have banned men between 18 and 60 years old, who are of military age, from leaving the country.

`We left my husband there, so that he could continue to support the government,` said Iryna, 36, who left Kiev on February 24 with her mother and two daughters aged two and four years old for Slovakia.

Some people stay, some leave Ukraine

A man took a photo of a tenement building on Koshyts Street, on the outskirts of Kiev, which was hit by shelling on February 25.

Russian forces entered the suburbs of Kiev on the morning of February 25, and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused Russian soldiers of attacking civilians.

A man took a photo of a tenement building on Koshyts Street, on the outskirts of Kiev, which was hit by shelling on February 25.

Russian forces entered the suburbs of Kiev on the morning of February 25, and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused Russian soldiers of attacking civilians.

Some people stay, some leave Ukraine

A woman brought her child to the Vysne Nemecke border gate on the Slovakia – Ukraine border on February 25.

A woman brought her child to the Vysne Nemecke border gate on the Slovakia – Ukraine border on February 25.

Some people stay, some leave Ukraine

A woman runs after hearing sirens in central Kiev on February 25.

A woman runs after hearing sirens in central Kiev on February 25.

Some people stay, some leave Ukraine

Volunteers holding guns guard a main road leading into the capital Kiev on February 25.

Volunteers holding guns guard a main road leading into the capital Kiev on February 25.

Some people stay, some leave Ukraine

People in Kiev carried bags and suitcases and evacuated the center of the capital on February 25.

People in Kiev carried bags and suitcases and evacuated the center of the capital on February 25.

Some people stay, some leave Ukraine

People in a bomb shelter in Kiev early morning February 25.

People in a bomb shelter in Kiev early morning February 25.

Some people stay, some leave Ukraine

`This is my homeland. My family is here. I have a duty to protect my family and the country. This is the duty of every Ukrainian,` said Georgiy, 44, a resident of Kiev.

`This is my homeland. My family is here. I have a duty to protect my family and the country. This is the duty of every Ukrainian,` said Georgiy, 44, a resident of Kiev.

Photo: AFP/CBS/MAXAR

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