A surprise visit to Mariupoli, occupied by the Russian forces, was made by Vladimir Putinaccording to what the Reuters agency reports, citing reports from Russian media.
Mariupol, in the Donetsk region, is one of its cities Ukrainian which are under the control of Russian troops.
Putin traveled by helicopter to Mariupolireports TASS, drove around neighborhoods and stopped for a few minutes to chat with residents.
A few hours earlier, the Russian president had visited Crimeaon the occasion of the ninth anniversary of the annexation of the Ukrainian peninsula to the Russian Federation.
Kiev says it will fight to oust Russian forces from both Crimea and other Ukrainian territorieswhich Moscow has seized.
Source: News Beast
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