MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Wed, 28 Sep 2022 00:32:06 +0000 Mayor of Ukraine city braces for Russian advance http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/4c687c5d62db4fa7a3a583691aa09d08 The eastern Ukrainian city of Sloviansk was occupied by pro-Russian separatists for months in 2014. Now its people are preparing to defend their community again as the fighting draws closer and invites a major battle. (July 1/Srdjan Nedeljkovic) 4c687c5d62db4fa7a3a583691aa09d08 Fri, 01 Jul 2022 06:54:32 +0000 SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY:++CLIENTS PLEASE NOTE VIDEO CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT++ASSOCIATED PRESSSloviansk - 30 June 20221. Wide of street and sound of air raid sirens HEADLINE: Sloviansk feared to be the next fierce fight in the Donbas2. Sloviansk street and sound of air raid sirens ANNOTATION: Sloviansk could be the next major target in Russia's campaign to take the Donbas region as attacks there continue to intensify.3. Sloviansk sky with sound of detonationsASSOCIATED PRESSSloviansk - 27 June 20224. Various of ambulance arriving at  the scene of explosion, a wounded woman sitting on the road and doctors helping her ++GRAPHIC++ANNOTATION: In what authorities described as a "cluster bomb attack" on a residential area recently, one person was killed and several others were wounded.5. Various of a dead man lying next to the car, police conducting an investigation after the attack ++GRAPHIC++6. Various of Sloviansk Mayor Vadim Lyakh at explosion scene, talking with police. ANNOTATION: The city's mayor is doing what he can to help his city by coordinating humanitarian aid and strengthening its defences.7. An injured man walking past Lyakh8. SOUNDBITE (Russian) Vadim Lyakh, Mayor of Sloviansk:"Of course it is emotionally difficult. You see how people are dying and being harmed, and this is difficult. But nevertheless, I understand that this is my job and nobody but myself and the people around me can do this, that is why we carry on and help where we can."ASSOCIATED PRESSSloviansk - 30 June 20229. Various of a man with injuries leaving his house, walking to ambulance ++GRAPHIC++ANNOTATION: The mayor says that shelling now occurs a few times a day, and claims that the use of cluster munitions has increased in the last week.10. Close of multiple injuries11. Close of bandaged arm12. Wide of Slovian street, sound of sirenANNOTATION: Explosions of artillery can be heard regularly in Sloviansk and it's not uncommon for air raid sirens to ring out either.13. Wide of house damaged houseASSOCIATED PRESSSloviansk - 27 June 202214. SOUNDBITE (Russian) Vadim Lyakh, Mayor of Sloviansk:"We try to be strong because we cannot relax, we must work. These 10 days the city was bombarded is just the beginning and one can assume that it will only be worse later. That is why (one has to build) a certain degree of tolerance to stress. I repeat, we cannot relax and must do our job."ASSOCIATED PRESSSloviansk - 30 June 202215. Residents on the street after an attackANNOTATION: Three-quarters of Sloviansk's pre-war population have fled, but Lyakh says there are still too many people in the city, including many children.16. People walking on the street while siren sounds17. Various of army personnel on streetANNOTATION: A brief occupation by Russian proxies in 2014 terrorized Sloviansk. Most now fear the return of the Russians and worry what it could do to their city.STORYLINE: Sloviansk could be the next major target in Russia's campaign to take the Donbas region as attacks there continue to intensify.In what authorities described as a "cluster bomb attack" on a residential area recently, one person was killed and several others were wounded.The city's mayor Vadim Lyakh is doing what he can to help his city by coordinating humanitarian aid and strengthening its defences.The mayor says that shelling now occurs a few times a day, and claims that the use of cluster munitions has increased in the last week.Explosions of artillery can be heard regularly in Sloviansk and it's not uncommon for air raid sirens to ring out either.Three-quarters of Sloviansk's pre-war population have fled, but Lyakh says there are still too many people in the city, including many children.A brief occupation by Russian proxies in 2014 terrorized Sloviansk. Most now fear the return of the Russians and worry what it could do to their city.AP video shot by Srdjan Nedeljkovic===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. The eastern Ukrainian city of Sloviansk was occupied by pro-Russian separatists for months in 2014. Now its people are preparing to defend their community again as the fighting draws closer and invites a major battle. (July 1/Srdjan Nedeljkovic) Mayor of Ukraine city braces for Russian advance