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22 Mar 2022

Russia Ukraine conflict: Desperate civilians escape Putin’s army

International Editor

Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said that Russia’s goal is not to occupy the whole of Ukraine but warned it has not yet achieved all it wants.

Escape from Mariupol has been extremely difficult for residents trapped by the encircling Russian army.

Some have managed to get to Berdyansk, but the route out of Russian controlled territory is dangerous.

Yesterday a convoy came under fire at Tokmak, injuring several people including children, but they were able to reach a hospital in Zaporizhzhia

This report contains images some viewers may find distressing.

Producer: Rob Hodge
Filmed and edited: Soren Munk