Donetsk, May 18 - DAN. More than 60 pc of housing in Mariupol is damaged beyond repair, the DPR Head Denish Pushilin said, citing preliminary reports.

""More than 60 pc of the houses are to be demolished and new houses will be erected. As for communications, the situation is not as bad as it seemed at first, when we were able to enter the city freely for the first time," he said.

"Mariupol will be fully restored," Pushilin added. *ot