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MARIUPOL, Ukraine, May 17 (Reuters) – More than 250 Ukrainian fighters surrendered to Russian forces at the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol and Kyiv said on Tuesday it had ordered its full garrison to evacuate, bringing an apparent end to the bloodiest battle in Europe for decades.

Reuters saw buses leave the steelworks overnight and five of them arrive in the Russian-held town of Novoazovsk, where Moscow said the wounded would be treated.

The article goes on to state the following:

In one, marked with the Latin letter ‘Z’ that symbolises Russia’s assault, wounded men were stacked on stretchers three bunks high. One man was wheeled out, his head tightly wrapped in thick bandages.


Russian President Vladimir Putin had reportedly guaranteed the prisoners would be treated according to international standards.

The General Staff of Ukraine’s Armed Forces said in a statement, “The ‘Mariupol’ garrison has fulfilled its combat mission. The supreme military command ordered the commanders of the units stationed at Azovstal to save the lives of the personnel…Defenders of Mariupol are the heroes of our time.”

According to Ukraine, 264 soldiers, including 53 wounded, had left the plant and efforts were under way to bring out the rest, Reuters reported.

The surrender appears to mark the end of the battle for Mariupol, a once-great city now reduced to rubble due to the Russian bombardments.

Serhiy Volina, the Ukrainian Marine commander at Azovstal, shared the following post on Facebook on May 7:

Just my thoughts :
▪️what do I feel?
Looks like I’m in some hellish reality show where we military fighting for life, taking every chance to save and the whole world is just watching an interesting story! Such scenarios are used in movies and series. The only difference is that it’s not a movie, and we are not fictional characters! This is the real life! Pain, suffering, hunger, torment, tears, fear, death – all real!
▪️ what surprises me?
Cynicism!!! There are no limits to human cynicism!!! There are generally accepted rules, they are the same for everyone, certified by a bunch of laws, signatures and stamps, but they don’t apply! Then what are they needed for?
▪️ what am I hoping for?
It’s a miracle!!! That the higher powers (in the general understanding of this word) will find a solution for our rescue! And this hell of a reality show will end…
Higher powers, we are waiting for the result of your actions… Time goes by, and time is our lives!
THE SEA JEWELRY – ALWAYS FAITHFUL!
GLORY TO UKRAINE!
P.S. White flags, for the evacuation of civilians, have been used for the fourth time, during each evacuation of people.
The price of the latest evacuation is three killed and six wounded soldiers. Mariupol Garrison did everything possible to save civilians.
We ask everyone to do their best to evacuate the military.

On May 12, he reached out to leaders around the world for help:

Inhumane conditions, I addressed the Pope, world leaders and diplomats all over the world. Appeal to Elon Mask is a forced cry of my soul!

Dear Presidents, dear diplomats, humanity, if you can save us, then do it!
All the words have already been said. Every minute is someone’s life! The world must take action immediately!

Remaining in inhumane conditions, I turned to the Pope, to world leaders and diplomats around the world. Addressing Elon Musk is a forced cry of my soul!

Gentlemen presidents, respected diplomats, humanity, if you can save us, do it! All the words have already been said. Every minute costs another life! The world must act immediately!

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4 COMMENTS

  1. The Pentagon press secretary admitted that the West has been funding, training and arming the Ukrainian army for eight years. Like I said, the CIA has been training NAZIs in Ukraine to invade Russia – so Russia invaded Ukraine first.

  2. How convenient for the Ukrainians to surrender now. Putin on the brink of World war 3 and the media kept saying Putin is desperate he’s a desperate man he’s sending nukes. They kept repeating. I knew something was going to save face for Putin. Joe Biden and ALL of Washington Democrats have had this planned for a long time. They Love War Remember the George took America straight into war all to distract thee American People !!!!🪱👿

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