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Ukraine war: What you need to know this Friday

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Russia and Ukraine accused one another on Friday of bombing a prison in separatist-held eastern Ukraine, which killed scores of Ukrainian prisoners of war.

Russia's defence ministry said Ukrainian forces "fired on the prison where members of the Azov battalion are being held, using American projectiles from the Himars system." It reported that at least 40 Ukrainian POWs were killed and 84 others wounded in the strike on Olenivka prison, while pro-Russian separatist authorities in the Donetsk region put the death toll at 53.The Ukrainian army says it "never conducted" strikes on civilian infrastructure or prisoners of war.The Azov regiment distinguished itself by holding out against Russian troops in a steel mill in Mariupol, southeastern Ukraine.After three long weeks of relentless siege, some 2,500 Ukrainian fighters surrendered in May.

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