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externalMayor of Melitopol: Up to 50% of residents fled the occupied city.

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by The Kyiv Independent news deskMay 16, 2022 1:02 pm

Ivan Fedorov said on TV that up to 65,000 residents have escaped Russian-occupied Melitopol. According to the official, nearly 70,000 remain in the city. "Only elderly people, those who have elderly relatives, or those who do not have the means and relatives in the territory controlled by the government of Ukraine did not leave the city," he said.

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