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Sunday, May 29, 2022

THE LATEST: UN: Over 170 people evacuated from Mariupol

The latest developments on the war between Russia and Ukraine:

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ZAPORIJIA, Ukraine – More than 170 people have been evacuated from the Ukrainian city of Mariupol after weeks of Russian attacks in an attempt to capture the port town, the United Nations humanitarian coordinator in Ukraine, Osnat Lubrani, said in a statement. on Sunday.

The evacuees have been transferred to Zaporizhia, a city in southeastern Ukraine. Lubrani said that more than 600 people have already been evicted from the Mariupol area.

It is the latest effort to rescue civilians from the underground tunnels of the Azovstal steel complex, where Ukrainian forces are trying to repel Russian aggressors.

The evacuations have been coordinated by the UN and the International Committee of the Red Cross.

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kyiv – Bono sang at a kyiv subway station being used as a bomb shelter on Sunday, in a show of support by the Irish musician for Ukrainians trying to counter the Russian invasion.

The leader of the band U2 tweeted that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy “invited us to sing in kyiv in a show of solidarity with the Ukrainian people, and that is what we have come to do.”

Bono, accompanied by guitarist the Edge, sang the Ben E. King song “Stand By Me” at the Khreschatyk subway station. Another musician dressed in a Ukrainian military uniform also sang with him.

He also went to Bucha, a town on the outskirts of kyiv where hundreds of bodies were found after Russian troops withdrew last month. It is considered that war crimes were possibly committed there.

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