War in Ukraine: Mariupol, the city in ruins that Russia claims to rebuild

War in Ukraine: Mariupol, the city in ruins that Russia claims to rebuild

War in Ukraine Mariupol the city in ruins that Russia

For those who have kept contacts in the region, it is a decoy. More than 50% of Mariupol’s housing was destroyed by Russian strikes during the siege of the city, according to kyiv, and civilian infrastructure is said to be nearly 90% destroyed. Around the islet in the process of reconstruction in the center, where the scars of war are concealed by construction curtains, it is in fact a devastated city which extends as far as the eye can see.

As Christmas approaches, a video is circulating on Ukrainian networks, which shows an illuminated and radiant city preparing for the holidays (see tweet above). It was Mariupol just a year ago, two months before plunging into the nightmare of war.

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