Russian forces launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine that opened with air and missile strikes on a massive scale after days of diplomatic efforts by many leaders to prevent a war.
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Source of images used for creating cover illustration:
Photo of Volodymyr Zelensky: Reuters/Stephanie Lecocq/Pool
Photo of Vladimir Putin: AFP