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War crime?: Odesa’s ‘Harry Potter castle’ engulfed in flames after a Russian missile attack.— Reuters

ON a warm spring afternoon, as water-washed light bathed pastel palaces in the old imperial city of Odesa, Ukraine, the thunder of yet another Russian missile strike filled the air.

The April 30 attack targeted the seafront park popular with locals, killing five who were walking their children, dogs and playing sports.

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