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At least 15 killed in Russian strike on block of flats

A Russian rocket destroyed an apartment block in an eastern Ukrainian city, killing at least 15 people.

Pavlo Kyrylenko (the governor of Donetsk), said that more than 20 people might be trapped in the rubble from the five-storey Chasiv Yar building.

Saturday’s rocket attack on civilian structures was the latest in a series of high-casualty strikes.



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Photographs from the scene show rescue workers digging through rubble with tractors and other machinery.

According to Mr Kyrylenko, the Uragan rockets were fired from trucks and mounted on the town of approximately 12,000 inhabitants.

Chasiv Yar, located around 20 km southeast of Kramatorsk is a town that is likely to be a major target for Russian forces on their westward march.

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Russia claims that it only hits targets of military importance in wars.


Attacks upon civilian areas

Image Aftermath of the attack on Chasiv Yar

At least 19 people died in a Russian missile attack on a Kremenchuk shopping center. 21 were also killed in rocket fire at an apartment building in southern Odesa.

The Donetsk is one of the two provinces that make up Luhansk and the Donbas regions, where separatist rebels have been fighting Ukrainian forces since 2014.

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Russia captured Lysychansk last week, the last stronghold of Ukrainian resistance within Luhansk.

Some analysts believed that Moscow’s troops would need time to regroup and rearm after the capture of Lysychansk.


Russia continues its mission to seize Donbass

While Russia and Ukraine are blaming each other for the deaths of civilians in Donbas, Russia has voted to fight on.

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Vladimir Putin warns that Russia has not yet started its actions

The Russian ambassador to the UK stated that Russia is unlikely to withdraw its troops from Ukraine’s south coast.

Andrei Kelin stated: “We are going liberate all the Donbas.”

“Officially, it is hard to predict the withdrawal from our forces in the south of Ukraine. We have already seen that once withdrawal has been completed, provocations start and all the people are being killed.

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