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Live news: Russia renews assault on Ukrainian defenders of Mariupol

Live news updates: Ukrainian President says Russia's invasion of his country was just the beginning.

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Firefighters work inside a building destroyed by a Russian bomb in Chernihiv on Friday, April 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Firefighters work inside a building destroyed by a Russian bomb in Chernihiv on Friday, April 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Live news updates: Russian forces have renewed air attacks on the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol and are trying to storm it, two days after President said there was no need to. 

Russian forces were hitting the Azovstal complex with air strikes and trying to storm it, presidential adviser Oleksiy Arestovych said, adding "the enemy is trying to strangle the final resistance of Mariupol's defenders".

The biggest battle of the conflict has raged for weeks as seeks to capture a city seen as crucial to its attempts to link the eastern Donbas region with Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that seized in 2014.

 

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First Published: Sat, April 23 2022. 07:43 IST