Contains distressing content.
10 Mar 2022

Russia Ukraine conflict: Food and water running out in devastated Mariupol

Europe Editor and Presenter

It is a city without water, without access to food, without communication or power.

A city reduced to ruins by constant Russian bombardment – a city which cannot even properly bury its dead.

A message from the International Red Cross in Mariupol speaks of an “increasingly dire and desperate” situation – while President Volodymyr Zelenskyy branded the bomb attack on its maternity hospital yesterday as a war crime.

Warning: there are some highly distressing images from the very start of this report.