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In Photos: 2 Years of Russia's War on Ukraine

On Feb. 24, 2022, people across Ukraine awoke to the sound of Russian missiles as President Vladimir Putin declared what he called a "special military operation."

Two years later, millions of Ukrainians have been displaced, tens of thousands of civilians and combatants have been killed and a number of cities and towns have been destroyed by Russia's offensive — with no end in sight.

To mark its second anniversary, The Moscow Times has collected photos from throughout the war: