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Journalist geese for canopy as Russian missile strikes resort in Donetsk

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In a viral video, a French journalist was seen ducking for canopy as a Russian missile hit a constructing simply metres away from him in Ukraine’s Donetsk.

New Delhi,UPDATED: Jan 5, 2023 22:51 IST

French TV reporter Paul Gasnier was reporting dwell when a Russian missile struck behind him (Screengrab)

By India Today Web Desk: A French journalist overlaying the Russia-Ukraine warfare had a near-death expertise as a Russian missile landed on a constructing 200 metres behind him whereas he was reporting from the bottom within the war-torn area of Donetsk in Ukraine.

The video of the reporter ducking for canopy because the missile landed on the constructing behind him was shared by Anastasia Magazova, a journalist overlaying Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

The clip confirmed French TV reporter Paul Gasnier, who was dwell on TV when a Russian missile struck a resort and ice rink about 200 metres behind him. Gasnier was reporting from Druzhkivka in Donetsk province, the place the battle has intensified for the reason that winter set in.

Russia has intensified missile and drone strikes in Donetsk, Kyiv, and different areas as Ukraine accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of “weaponising winter”.

Ukraine’s power grid has been focused intensely by waves of missiles, and blackouts have change into widespread in lots of areas, together with the capital Kyiv.

In his New Year’s handle, Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy stated he’s assured of a victory in 2023.

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Jan 5, 2023