Powerful images taken while Sky News special correspondent Alex Crawford and her colleagues travel across Ukraine reveal the suffering and heartbreak inflicted on the population.
Millions have been forced to abandon their homeland to escape the violence erupting in the wake of Russian President Vladimir Putin‘s invasion of Ukraine.
On Saturday, Sky News witnessed people attempting to flee Irpin, close to Kyiv, which is, like many cities across the country, the scene of utter carnage.
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Earlier, Alex Crawford and her team met the medics patching up people wounded by bombs and bullets on the edge of the Ukrainian capital.
But defiant Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has vowed to never stop fighting as he warned Russia can only take Kyiv if it “razes it to the ground”.
Elderly people and young children were among those making the treacherous journey out of Irpin.
Cars carrying civilians out of the combat area of the city have “child” written on their side in the hope enemy forces might be deterred from launching an attack.
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Zelenskyy told Sky News how millions could die if the world does not stop the attacks on his country.
Ukraine cannot stop the war on its on, he said – as he begged the West to act now before it’s too late.
And he declared President Putin would go “directly to hell” for the bloodshed.