Victims of Russian invasion buried in fields of nameless graves in Mariupol
A viral video of mass graveyards in Mariupol brings home the devastating human impact of Russia's invasion in Ukraine.The two minute clip shows footage that appears to have been taken from a car driving through unnamed graves in the city.
The video was also posted yesterday By Stratcom Centre, the Centre for Strategic Communications and Information Security under the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine.
\u201cThis is one of many graveyards of civilians in #Mariupol. It has over 3,000 fresh graves. This is what Russia did to the once flourishing city of nearly 500 000 inhabitants. #RussianWarCrimes\u201d
— Stratcom Centre UA (@Stratcom Centre UA)
It is day 108 of Russia's war in Ukraine and Vadym Boichenko, mayor of Mariupol, has said Russia has demolished 1,300 high-rise buildings in the city of Mariupol without removing dead bodies of residents.
He has warned cholera and other deadly diseases could kill thousands of people in the city if the corpses lie uncollected and summer brings warmer weather.
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