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Russian missiles bring fresh fear to displaced Ukrainians in Odesa


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SOURCE: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/russian-missiles-bring-fresh-fear-displaced-ukrainians-odesa-rcna28172
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Odesa, however, was not so lucky.Its residents were ordered to stay home Monday, and European Council President Charles Michel had to take cover during a visit with Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal as seven Russian missiles struck the southern port city, Ukraine’s Operational Command South said, killing at least one person and injuring several others.As Russian forces have attempted to push west along the Black Sea, Odesa is one of Ukraine’s final strongholds on the country’s southern coast, but increasing missile strikes in recent weeks have placed additional strain on those who live or have fled here. Many Ukrainians from southern cities have evacuated from their homes in the hopes of finding safety in Odesa, which is known for its sunbathing, barbecues, art scene and swimming in the Black Sea, especially in these early weeks of May. But land mines now cover its beaches and regular missile strikes have made the city increasingly tense, especially for those who have seen the atrocities committed by the Kremlin’s forces.Adding to the anxiety were the recent arrests of alleged Russian saboteurs who, authorities said, were aiming to sow discord May 2, the anniversary of a 2014 clash between pro-Russian and pro-European Ukrainians in Odesa.

As said here by Phil McCausland