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What has the successful offensive cost? The cemetery provides a rare testimony of the great losses.

KHARKIV, UKRAINE (Aftenposten): Around 50 Ukrainian soldiers are killed every day. Bereaved mothers ask themselves how many more must follow.

Olga’s son was killed by artillery while fighting for the Ukrainian army. The 63-year-old drove from Russian-occupied territory and through the front to bury him.

Notch. Notch. Notch.

34-year-old Fyodor slams the spade hard into the earth. Usually he does it to make graves here at the cemetery in Kharkiv. But not today.

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