Russia continues to mass soldiers and armor near Mariupol (Video)

16:08, 06 May 2015

According to numerous reports by journalists operating in and around Mariupol, Russia is continuing to mass thousands of soldiers in the area, with the movement of troops indicating a possible offensive in the near future, military analysts say.

The Kremlin is believed by many to be readying to push forward with an attempt to seize this strategic port city in southeastern Ukraine, Ukraine Today reports.

No less than 44 violations of the Minsk ceasefire agreement occurred overnight, killing at least one Ukrainian soldier early on Wednesday, Ukraine’s military has reported.

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