Mariupol

Ukraine: 200 bodies found in basement in Mariupol's ruins

Mariupol was relentlessly pounded during a nearly three-month siege that ended last week after some 2,500 Ukrainian fighters abandoned a steel plant where they had made their stand. 

published on : 24th May 2022

200 bodies found in Mariupol as war rages in Ukraine's east

Mariupol, has endured some of the worst sufferings of the war and became a worldwide symbol of defiance for the diehard defense put up for months.

published on : 24th May 2022

Fate of 2,500 Ukrainian POWs from steel plant stirs concern

Family members of the fighters, who came from a variety of military and law enforcement units, have pleaded for them to be given rights as prisoners of war and eventually returned to Ukraine.

published on : 22nd May 2022

In biggest victory yet, Russia claims to capture Mariupol

As they surrendered, the Ukrainian troops were taken prisoner by the Russians, and at least some were taken to a former penal colony. Others were said to be hospitalized

published on : 21st May 2022

Russia claims to have taken full control of Mariupol

Russia’s state news agency RIA Novosti quoted the ministry as saying a total of 2,439 Ukrainian fighters who had been holed up at the steelworks had surrendered since Monday.

published on : 21st May 2022

Red Cross registers hundreds of Ukrainian Prisoners of War from Mariupol

The International Committee of the Red Cross said that the registrations of Ukrainian prisoners of war, which included wounded fighters, began Tuesday under an agreement between Russia and Ukraine.

published on : 19th May 2022

Battle for Mariupol draws toward close after surrender of steel plant

In a sign of normalcy returning to Kyiv, the US Embassy reopened on Wednesday, one month after Russian forces abandoned their bid to seize the capital.

published on : 19th May 2022

Fall of Mariupol appears at hand; fighters leave steel plant

"To save their lives. Ukraine needs them. This is the main thing," Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov said.

published on : 18th May 2022

'Surrender not an option': Ukraine forces in Azovstal

The Azovstal steel mill is the last pocket of Ukrainian resistance in the devastated port city and its fate has taken on a symbolic value in the broader battle since Russia's invasion.

published on : 9th May 2022

Putin to mark Victory Day as Russia presses Ukraine assault 

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has warned that worsening attacks could be linked to Victory Day, which marks Russia’s greatest triumph, over Nazi Germany in 1945.

published on : 9th May 2022

Last women and children evacuated from Ukrainian steel mill

Moscow was aiming to complete its conquest of Mariupol in time for Victory Day celebrations on Monday. But it was facing stiff resistance elsewhere.

published on : 8th May 2022

'Seemed like goodbye': Mariupol defenders in Ukraine make their stand

The bloody battle came amid growing speculation that President Vladimir Putin wants to present the Russian people with a battlefield triumph.

published on : 6th May 2022

Mariupol steel mill battle rages as Ukraine repels Russian attacks

Ten weeks into a devastating war, Ukraine’s military claimed Thursday it recaptured some areas in the south and repelled other attacks in the east, further frustrating Putin’s ambitions.

published on : 5th May 2022

Ukraine hopes for more evacuations from besieged steel mill

Ukrainian authorities said the Russians also attacked at least a half-dozen railroad stations around the country.

published on : 4th May 2022

First civilians leave Mariupol steel plant; hundreds remain

Video posted online Sunday by Ukrainian forces showed elderly women and mothers with small children climbing over a steep pile of rubble from the sprawling Azovstal steel plant.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Evacuation of civilians from Ukrainian steel plant begins

Video posted online Sunday by Ukrainian forces showed elderly women and mothers with small children climbing over a steep pile of rubble from the sprawling Azovstal steel plant.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Ukraine to evacuate more civilians from besieged Mariupol

Russia's defence ministry gave a lower figure of 80 civilians, adding: "Those who wished to leave for areas controlled by the Kyiv regime were handed over to UN and ICRC (Red Cross) representatives".

published on : 2nd May 2022

Russia-Ukraine war: Evacuations underway in Mariupol

Up to 1,000 civilians are believed to be hunkered down with an estimated 2,000 Ukrainian fighters beneath the Soviet-era steel plant that is the only part of the city not occupied by the Russians.

published on : 1st May 2022

UN works to broker civilian evacuation from Mariupol 

 Ukraine's forces, meanwhile, fought to hold off Russian attempts to advance in the south and east, where the Kremlin is seeking to capture the country's industrial Donbas region.

published on : 30th April 2022

Ukraine slams Kyiv attack amid efforts for new Mariupol evacuation

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Ukraine’s forces were holding off Russia’s attempt to advance in the south and east, as efforts continued to secure safe passage for residents of Mariupol.

published on : 29th April 2022
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