Julia Boyko and her daughter with their pet cat, one of the few things they have brought with them. They have come from the Kyiv (Kiev) suburb of Irpin where heavy fighting has been going on for days as the Russians try to push into the city through their suburb.
The station at Lviv is the main hub for people trying to escape the war in Ukraine. Most of the refugees here are heading to Poland arriving on trains that come from all over the country. The thousands of mostly women and children have to wait many hours in long queues despite the freezing cold.