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In a shocking video, a blogger from Ukraine’s second-largest city, Kharkiv, can be seen running for his life when his video recording was cut short by an air strike that struck near him.
Blogger named Nikita Demenkov recorded a video message for his followers informing them of the donations they had sent, but the video also captured a missile exploding above him on Wednesday March 2.
In the viral clip that was posted to his Instagram account in which he was seen seeking refuge in a basement after the explosion.
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Meanwhile, Russia declared a partial ceasefire on Saturday (March 5th) to allow humanitarian corridors out of the Ukrainian towns of Mariupol and Volnovakha, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
“As of 10:00 a.m. Moscow time (07:00 GMT), the Russian side declares a ceasefire and the opening of humanitarian corridors to allow civilians to leave Mariupol and Volnovakha,” Russian news agencies quoted the Russian Defense Ministry.