Flag of Donetsk People's Republic Raised Atop Mariupol TV Tower

The flag of the Donetsk People’s Republic was raised atop a TV tower above the ruined city of Mariupol, video from April 21 showed, as the DPR said on Telegram that its forces had taken control of the television center.

Footage from the DNR Online Telegram channel shows a soldier climbing to the top of the Mariupol TV tower to hoist and salute the flag.

The DNR Online Telegram channel said on April 22 TV broadcasts from the center would be “conducted to the south of the republic and to the territory of Zaporizhzhia”. Credit: Donetsk People’s Republic via Storyful

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