Live Updates: As Zelensky Calls on Ukrainians to Resist, Russia Threatens Critical Infrastructure

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Footage verified by The New York Times and interviews with residents point to the growing humanitarian crisis in a key port city in southern Ukraine.CreditCredit…Associated Press

Staggered by blasts pummeling the city, cut off from heat through freezing nights, and running low on food and water, the people of Mariupol, Ukraine, have been trapped by Russia’s siege.

In interviews, residents and local officials in Mariupol, a port on the Sea of Azov, described nightmarish conditions after five days of shelling by Russian forces around the city. On Sunday, city officials said they would attempt to resume an evacuation effort that was called off a day earlier because of Russian attacks.

“There’s no electricity, no heating, no…

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