Vadym Boichenko, Mariupol Mayor, Media Center Ukraine — Ukrinform
March 9, 2023, 16:30

Upon employment, Mariupol residents are forced to say on camera that the city was destroyed by Ukrainian nationalists — Mayor

“What are they doing in Mariupol now? If you want to get the job they offer — to clean something, to clear the rubble, then you have to swear allegiance. That is, they turn a camera on and ask: “What happened in Mariupol, who did it?” And people are forced to say that it was not russia who did it, but Ukrainian nationalists,” — Vadym Boichenko, Mariupol Mayor, said.

In the same way, people are forced to obtain russian passports, because without them you cannot receive humanitarian aid, pensions, or salaries.

Currently, over 100,000 residents remain in the blocked city. They live in damaged houses without heating, water supply and electricity. People line up on the street for a free plate of some kind of food – soup or porridge.

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