Russian President Vladimir Putin visited occupied Mariupol, Russian state media reported. The Ukrainian city is located in the Donetsk region, which has been held by Moscow’s forces since May 2022.
“Putin flew by helicopter to Mariupol, then drove a car around several districts of the city and stopped. In the Nevsky microdistrict, Putin talked with the townspeople. He also examined Mariupol’s beach”, TASS to the Kremlin was quoted by.