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Russia continues shelling in Ukrainian cities

Mosque in Mariupol shelled by Russians. Mayor of Melitopol abducted.

Where: Ukraine

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Ukrainian officials reported that a mosque in Mariupol has been shelled by the invading Russians.
The Ukrainian Embassy in Turkey tweeted, “The mosque of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent and his wife Roxolana (Hurrem Sultan) in Mariupol was shelled by Russian invaders.”
Ukrainian authorities have accused Russian forces of abducting Ivan Fedorov, the mayor of Melitopol.
President Zelensky tweeted, “I spoke with @OlafScholz @EmmanuelMacron. We discussed countering the aggressor, RF crimes against civilians. I ask my partners to help in releasing the captive mayor of Melitopol.”
Ukraine has accused the Russian forces of preventing evacuation from zones of conflict.

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