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April 23, 2022 10:55 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk
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Russia's Defense Ministry on April 23 accused Ukraine of planning to use ammonia as a chemical weapon as part of a "provocation" at the seaport of Yuzhny in Odesa Oblast. Russia claimed that Ukraine would "imitate" a Russian missile attack at the port and blow up a cold storage facility.

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