• Putin's macabre tour of occupied Ukraine: Russian leader visits besieged regions of Crimea and Mariupol

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks on the phone in his office in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on December 15, 2018. Aleksey Nikolsky/Sputnik/AFP via Getty Images
    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.
    The trip comes after the International Criminal Court issued a warrant for his arrest for war crimes.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has begun a macabre tour of occupied Ukraine, two days after the International Criminal Court...
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