About 300 Mariupol refugees arrive in Russia - Ifax

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People fleeing from Mariupol amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine stand at a railway station in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, in this handout picture obtained by Reuters on March 16, 2022. Press service of the National Police of Ukraine/Handout via REUTERS

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March 17 (Reuters) - Thirteen buses carrying around 300 refugees from the besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol have arrived in Russia's Rostov region, Russia's Interfax news agency cited the Russian defence ministry as saying on Thursday.

Ukrainian officials said on Wednesday civilians waiting in line for bread and sheltering in a theatre in Mariupol had been killed by Russian forces. Russia has denied attacking the theatre.

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