Putin = War Criminal
- Apr 18, 2013
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Over 1,000 Ukrainian Soldiers Surrender in Mariupol: Russia - The Moscow Times
The strategic port city in eastern Ukraine has been besieged by Moscow's troops for over a month.
Russia's Defense Ministry said Wednesday more than a thousand Ukrainian soldiers have surrendered in Mariupol, a strategic port city in eastern Ukraine that has been besieged by Moscow's troops for over a month.
"In the city of Mariupol... 1,026 Ukrainian servicemen of the 36th marine brigade voluntarily laid down their arms and surrendered," the ministry said in a statement. The ministry said that the soldiers surrendered near the "Mariupol Metallurgical Plant named after Illich," a large steel factory. Among the troops were 162 officers and 47 were women, the ministry added. More than 100 were wounded. Thousands of civilians are believed to have died in the city, which has seen some of the most intense fighting in the conflict.
They held out for 47 brutal days but this was inevitable. Yesterday I posted about the looming surrender.....
Russia Closes in on Mariupol as Part of Eastern Ukraine Offensive
https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2022/04/12/russia-closes-in-on-mariupol-as-part-of-eastern-ukraine-offensive-a77297 4.12.22 Russian troops aimed to take control of the city of Mariupol on Tuesday, part of an anticipated massive onslaught across eastern Ukraine, as defending forces tried...