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An ammonia leak at a chemical plant in the eastern Ukrainian city of Sumy has contaminated an area with a radius of more than 5 kilometers (3 miles), officials said early Monday via Washington Post.
Russia has been laying the groundwork for false flag operation for weeks and mentioned the chemical plant in Sumy on Saturday. "In Sumy, at the Sumykhimprom chemical plant, nationalists mined storage facilities with ammonia and chlorine in order to mass poison the inhabitants of the Sumy region if units of the Russian Armed Forces entered the city," Mizintsev said.
More horrific threats in the besieged city of Mariupol via Russian State media
“After a complete cleansing of Mariupol, the team of the DPR ombudsman, together with the law enforcement agencies of the republic, will enter the city and collect evidence of all the crimes of the Ukrainian national battalions for the tribunal, Daria Morozova, the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Donetsk People's Republic, told RIA Novosti.
"We will continue the same work that is now being carried out in all the liberated territories, for example, in the city of Volnovakha. And all those who have broken the law, all those who have violated the Geneva Convention and international law, and, in principle, their own, Ukrainian legislation, are threatened with trial. This will be considered in the future in the tribunal, we will not back down," she said.”
Russia issues a demand that Ukraine’s President Zelenskyy surrender Mariupol and lay down arms. Russia created the humanitarian catastrophe yet has given Ukraine’s President Zelenskyy until 5:00 am Moscow time to surrender Mariupol and lay down arms. The head of the National Center for Defense Control, war criminal Colonel-General Mikhail Mizintsev, held a gaslighting press conference calling on Kyiv to “cancel the instructions to the “militants” who have settled Mariupol to become "martyrs of Mariupol. Via olgalautman.substack.com
Another Russian general is killed in Ukraine.
According to Ukraine’s Armed Forces, Russian Lieutenant-General Andrei Mordvichev, who commanded the 8th Guards Combined Arms Army, was killed in action in southern Ukraine via Kyiv Independent
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