Ukraine and Russia: What you need to know right now

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Reuters UK

(Reuters) – Russia said its Black Sea fleet flagship, the Moskva missile cruiser, was seriously damaged and its crew evacuated after a fire caused ammunition to blow up. A Ukrainian official said the ship was hit by two anti-ship cruise missiles. FIGHTING * Russian television broadcast clips of what it said was the surrender in the besieged port of Mariupol showing unarmed men in military fatigues walking with their hands up towards masked soldiers. * Russia beefs up forces for a new assault in eastern Donbas region, setting the stage for a protracted battle certain to inflict heavy losses on …

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