The Ukraine war in pictures

Powerful images taken by Sky News producer Chris Cunningham travelling around the city of Kyiv reveal the suffering and heartbreak inflicted on the population by Russia's bombardment.

This is all that remains of an apartment block which once housed people living near Kyiv. An exhausted firefighter comes out after surveying the damage.

This is all that remains of an apartment block which once housed people living near Kyiv. An exhausted firefighter comes out after surveying the damage.

A residential building in western Kyiv remains still cloaked in smoke after yet another missile strike by Russia.

Police officers look on as the body of an old man is taken away. His building was hit by a Russian missile. Every day now civilian areas are hit, seemingly at random.

Police officers look on as the body of an old man is taken away. His building was hit by a Russian missile. Every day now civilian areas are hit, seemingly at random.

Bodies covered in sheets are brought out one after the other.

The old and frail are helped across a shattered bridge in Irpin, eventually forced from their homes as the fighting escalates.

The old and frail are helped across a shattered bridge in Irpin, eventually forced from their homes as the fighting escalates.

These soldiers were hit by mortar rounds just north of Horenka. All of them were shocked, shaking and bloodied as doctors frantically treat their shrapnel and bullet wounds.

These soldiers were hit by mortar rounds just north of Horenka. All of them were shocked, shaking and bloodied as doctors frantically treat their shrapnel and bullet wounds.

The village of Horenka on the outskirts of Kyiv has been at the centre of intense fighting. As residents fled the oncoming Russian advance, some starving pets have been left to fend for themselves among the ruins.

The village of Horenka on the outskirts of Kyiv has been at the centre of intense fighting. As residents fled the oncoming Russian advance, some starving pets have been left to fend for themselves among the ruins.

In an underground nursery for surrogate babies, babysitters tend to their tiny, fragile children. The place is a hubbub of crying and gurgles - in contrast to the distant grumbling of shelling.

In an underground nursery for surrogate babies, babysitters tend to their tiny, fragile children. The place is a hubbub of crying and gurgles - in contrast to the distant grumbling of shelling.

A Russian missile strike in Vynihradar left at least two people dead and multiple buildings damaged beyond repair. There are two schools only metres away from the impact site.

But the resilience of those living through the war is extraordinary, as a woman clears her doorstep of debris left from an attack outside her building on day 21 of the war.