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May 4, 2022 3:51 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk

An investigation by Associated Press shows that the March 16 airstrike that destroyed the Mariupol theater killed over half of the 1,000 civilians who used it as a shelter. The investigation also shows that there was no Ukrainian military in the theater, a pretext used by Russia to justify its airstrike. 

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