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200,000 civilians remain trapped in the besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol as the Russian cease-fire fails for a second time

Posted on AllSides March 6th, 2022
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A second cease-fire announced by Mariupol City Council to allow civilians to escape through a designated safe route out of the city fell apart when Russian troops began "heavy shelling." 

"The evacuation convoy with the local population could not leave Mariupol today: the Russians began regrouping their forces and heavy shelling of the city. It is extremely dangerous to take people out in such conditions," a statement on the Telegram channel read. 

The International Committee of the Red Cross, aiding the proposed evacuation from Mariupol in southern Ukraine, also tweeted to...

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