Putin's macabre tour of occupied Ukraine: Russian leader visits besieged regions of Crimea and Mariupolbusinessinsider.com/putin-visits-occupied-ukraine-stopping-in-crimea-and-mariupol-2023-3
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks on the phone in his office in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on December 15, 2018.
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A defiant Putin has begun a tour of occupied areas of Ukraine, stopping in Crimea and Mariupol.
The Russian leader visited besieged areas that have faced widespread casualties since the invasion began.
This story appeared on businessinsider.com, 2023-03-19.