The southeastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol came under siege from Russian forces Thursday, as Moscow sought to tighten its grip on the south of the country and the humanitarian crisis appeared to dramatically worsen.
KIEV, June 12 (Reuters) - Two of Ukraine's largest steel
plants are in a critical situation and may have to cut
production, owner Metinvest said on Friday, after fighting in
the separatist east severed gas supplies to the port city of
Mariupol and two other towns.
KIEV, June 12 (Reuters) - Fighting in east Ukraine has
damaged a gas pipeline, leaving three towns, including the port
city of Mariupol, without gas supplies for up to two days, gas
transport monopoly Ukrtransgaz said on Friday.