Donetsk separatists say nearly 1,000 have surrendered at Azovstal plant

The self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic said on May 18 that a total of 962 Ukrainian fighters had surrendered at the Azovstal steel plant since the beginning of the week. A video recently released by the Russian Defense Ministry’s Zvezda channel showed fighters, some on stretchers and crutches, leaving the plant. Some of the people wear … Read more

265 Ukrainian soldiers surrendered in Azovstal: Russian ministry

MOSCOW: The Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday that 265 Ukrainian soldiers, including several dozen wounded, had surrendered at the besieged Azovstal steel plant in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol. “During the last 24 hours, 265 militants laid down their arms and surrendered, including 51 seriously wounded,” the ministry said at a briefing, adding … Read more

Latest from Ukraine: Mariupol pregnant woman in viral photo shares her story

Marianna Vyshemirsky, the pregnant woman pictured escaping a bombed-out maternity hospital in Mariupol who became a symbol of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s bloody war against Ukraine, said she received death threats after the photos were falsely suggested to be false. “I received threats that they would come for me, that they would kill me, that … Read more

Mariupol defenders begin to surrender as Ukraine declares them ‘heroes’ – National

Ukraine’s military said on Tuesday it was aiming to evacuate remaining soldiers from its last stronghold in Mariupol as fighters who held out for 82 days began to surrender, heralding the end of Europe’s bloodiest battle in decades. Reuters saw buses leaving the massive Azovstal steelworks overnight, with five arriving in the Russian city of … Read more

Firebombs used against Azovstal plant, officials say

Officials in Ukraine said a video described as being from May 14 showed the use of firebombs against the Azovstal plant in Mariupol.

Ukraine braces for new Russian push in Donbas, says progress has been made in north

Ukraine was bracing for a new Russian push in the eastern Donbas region on Monday, while kyiv said its army’s counterattack around Kharkiv had gained momentum. “We are preparing for new attempts by Russia to attack in Donbas, to somehow intensify its movement in southern Ukraine,” President Volodymyr Zelensky said in his evening address.

Finland seeks to reassure Russia about NATO bid

Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra is the favorite to win the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday night. On Saturday, Finland tried to allay Moscow’s fears about its bid to join NATO, as fierce fighting raged in eastern Ukraine, slowing an expected Russian advance. – Phone call – Finland and Sweden are about to shed decades of military … Read more

UN warns ‘millions will die’ if Russia keeps Ukrainian Black Sea ports closed

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UN warns ‘millions will die’ if Russia keeps Ukrainian Black Sea ports closed

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