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April 20, 2022 5:09 amby The Kyiv Independent news desk

Dmitry Polyanskiy, Russia’s deputy U.N. ambassador, told the Security Council on April 19 that calls for Russia to establish humanitarian ceasefires "merely point to an aspiration to provide Kyiv nationalists breathing room to regroup and receive more drones, more anti-tank missiles and more MANPADS." As Russia launches its major offensive in eastern Ukraine many residents remain trapped in war zones without a safe way out.

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