In pictures: Disbelief and resistance as Russia invades Ukraine

Residents in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv woke up to explosions and sirens on Friday as Russia continued its invasion.

Residents were told to hide in shelters and people shared maps to locate loved ones via social media.

Panic grew after reports emerged that a residential building was hit.

Here’s a look at the conflict in pictures.

People sleep in the Kyiv subway, using it as a bomb shelter in Kyiv, Ukraine. February 25, 2022Emilio Morenatti/AP Photo
A Ukrainian soldier sits after being injured in cross fire inside the city of Kyiv, Ukraine. February 25, 2022Emilio Morenatti/AP Photo
A woman clears debris at a damaged residential building on Koshytsa Street, a suburb of the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, where a military shell hit. February 25, 2022.Daniel Leal/AFP
A Ukrainian firefighter walks between at particles of a downed aircraft seen in in Kyiv, Ukraine. February 25, 2022.Oleksandr Ratushniak/AP Photo
A Ukrainian Army soldier inspects particles of a downed aircraft in Kyiv, Ukraine. February 25, 2022Vadim Zamirovsky/AP Photo

The centre of Kyiv was eerily quiet at times as many Ukrainians were reluctant to leave their homes.

Russia’s attack on the country has impacted multiple areas, with people sheltering from the west to the east of the country.

Ukrainian soldiers take position on a bridge inside the city of Kyiv, Ukraine. February 25, 2022.Emilio Morenatti/AP Photo
Blood from the body of a serviceman colours the snow next to a destroyed Russian military multiple rocket launcher means on the outskirts of Kharkiv, Ukraine. February 25Vadim Ghirda/AP Photo
A woman weeps in her car after crossing the border from Ukraine at the Romanian-Ukrainian border, in Sighetu Marmatiei, Romania. February 25, 2022Paul Ursachi/AP Photo
Firefighters extinguish burning debris in front of a damaged building following a rocket attack on Kyiv, UkraineAP/Ukrainian Police Department Press Service
Firefighters extinguish a blaze at a damaged residential building at Koshytsa Street, a suburb of the Ukrainian capital Kyiv after Russian rocket strikes on February 25, 2022HANDOUT/AFP
A wounded woman stands outside a hospital after the bombing of the eastern Ukrainian town of Chuguiv as Russian armed forces move into Ukraine from several directions.February 24, 2022. Aris Messinis/AFP
Emergencies personnel work at the crash site of a Ukrainian military plane south of Kyiv, Ukraine. February 24, 2022HANDOUT/AFP
People walk past the body of a relative outside a destroyed building after bombings on the eastern town of Chuguiv as Russia invades Ukraine from several directions.February 24, 2022, Aris Messinis / AFP

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