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Guardian News published this video item, entitled “Ukraine mall strike captured on CCTV cameras of nearby park” – below is their description.
CCTV footage showed panic in a park in the Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk on Monday, moments after a nearby shopping centre was hit by a Russian missile strike. The location of the video was verified by matching buildings and roads to satellite and file imagery. A day after the attack, in which at least 18 people were killed, the central Ukrainian city declared a day of mourning and fire fighters cleared away rubble. Russia claimed the incident was caused by a strike on a legitimate military target.
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Russia, or the Russian Federation, is a transcontinental country located in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. It extends from the Baltic Sea in the west to the Pacific Ocean in the east, and from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea in the south.
Russia spans more than one-eighth of the Earth’s inhabited land area, stretching eleven time zones, and bordering 16 sovereign nations. Moscow is the country’s capital.
The Soviet Union was dissolved in 1991 and since 1993 Russia been governed as a federal semi-presidential republic. Russia is a major great power, with the world’s second-most powerful military, and the fourth-highest military expenditure. As a recognised nuclear-weapon state, the country possesses the world’s largest stockpile of nuclear weapons.
Ukraine is a large country in Eastern Europe known for its Orthodox churches, Black Sea coastline and forested mountains. Its capital, Kiev, features the gold-domed St. Sophia’s Cathedral, with 11th-century mosaics and frescoes. Overlooking the Dnieper River is the Kiev Pechersk Lavra monastery complex, a Christian pilgrimage site housing Scythian tomb relics and catacombs containing mummified Orthodox monks.