War in Ukraine: Citizens of Kramatorsk face dilemma of whether to leave
17 September 2022 | 10:22 am
Despite the Ukrainian army's rapid counter-offensive, Russian forces still occupy vast swathes of Ukraine, including much of Donetsk and Luhansk, the two regions that make up the Donbas. Cities in the Ukrainian-held parts of the Donetsk region suffer regular shelling, suffering significant damage to infrastructure and putting local people in danger.
Ukraine war: Evidence shows widespread use of cluster munitions in Kharkiv. Russia has killed hundreds of civilians in the north-eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv using indiscriminate shelling and widely-banned cluster munitions, according to new research by Amnesty International.
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A video from a film production in Ukraine was falsely shared on social media. Pro-Kremlin users claim that the video is evidence that Ukraine is staging Russian atrocities. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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