Russian-occupied Mariupol faces resistance movement, says mayoral advisor

15 June, 04:59 PM
Mariupol faces resistance movement (Photo:REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko)

Mariupol faces resistance movement (Photo:REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko)

The resistance movement against invading Russian forces has intensified in the temporarily occupied port city of Mariupol, mayoral advisor Petro Andriushchenko said in a Telegram messenger post on June 15.

According to the official, two tractors and three large truck trailers were burnt out on June 9 on the Taganrog highway in the parking lot of the Russian Ministry of Emergencies.

Andriushchenko said that this had been an arson attack.

He also said that on June 11, on the eve of Russia Day, an employee of the Ministry of Emergencies was fatally stabbed in a crowd for humanitarian aid near the Metro hypermarket.

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"(These are) just confirmed facts. I can’t comment any further for obvious reasons," the advisor said.

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