Up to 22,000 people died in the siege of Mariupol due to the actions of the Russian occupiers.
Source: The Head of the Donetsk Military Administration Pavlo Kyrylenko
“The city is under siege and blockaded. We are currently discussing 20,000 to 22,000 people dead in Mariupol.”
The counting of victims is complicated by continued hostilities.
As the UaPosition has recently posted, on March 16, 2022, the Russian Federation hit with a bomb the drama theater with near 1000-2000 civilians inside, including children, in the Ukrainian city Mariupol. People are buried under the destroyed building