Russia ‘concerned’ over ‘unexplained’ explosions in Mariupol, says Britain


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R ussia is likely to be concerned after “unexplained” explosions around the occupied city of Mariupol in Ukraine, British officials have said. The blasts have occurred in a zone Russian troops had likely assessed as being beyond Ukrainian strike capabilities, said the Ministry of Defence (MoD). At least 14 explosions have occurred in the devastated Ukrainian city occupied by Russia since February 21. In a briefing, the MoD said: “Sites of the incidents have included an ammo cache at the airport, two fuel depots, and a steel works that Russia uses as a military base. Mariupol lies at least 80km...