Contact lost with Ukrainian troops staging last stand in Mariupol
Mayor says there is ‘no way of knowing what’s going on’ at Azovstal steelworks as more civilians flee city
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Contact has been lost with Ukrainian troops staging a last stand inside Mariupol’s Azovstal steelworks, the mayor of the devastated port city has said, as more civilians fled the city on evacuation buses.
Vadym Boichenko told Ukrainian television “we have no way of knowing what’s going on, whether they are safe or not” after weeks of brutal bombardment that have reduced much of the city to rubble.Continue reading…