Russia pressed on with its invasion of Ukraine through the weekend, and social media continued to prove its essential, grisly role in the documentation of 21st-century conflict. Defying Vladimir Putin’s increasingly bellicose rhetoric, Ukraine’s President Zelensky posted videos from the streets around Kyiv’s government district that appeared to galvanize Ukraine’s army of soldiers and citizens—as well as world opinion—in opposition to Russia’s assault. In this new compilation of recordings from Ukraine, surreal clips of tanks driving in urban traffic and gunfights near playgrounds filled social media feeds alongside ghastly footage of missile strikes, destruction, and panic as people fled for shelter below ground and across Ukraine’s western borders. (Editor’s note: While we endeavor to ensure any footage obtained from online channels is authentic, not all videos have been verified.)
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