Kyiv accuses the Russian army of trying to "annihilate" the soldiers holed up at the Azovstal plant.

Kyiv accuses the Russian army of trying to “annihilate” the soldiers holed up at the Azovstal plant.

The Ukrainian army announced that fighting continued at the Azovstal steel plants in Mariupol (southeast of Ukraine).
“The Russian occupiers are busy obstructing and trying to destroy the Ukrainian units in the Azovstal Territory”The Ukrainian military said in a statement this morning. According to her, the troops in Moscow have “The attack resumed with the support of aircraft to take control of the factory.”.

Moscow announced last night that its forces will cease fire for three consecutive days, starting this morning, to allow the evacuation of about two hundred civilians who are still in Azovstal.

Lieutenant-Colonel Denis Prokopenko, who commands the solidified soldiers of the Azov Regiment at the steelworks, for his part, announced this, in The video was released last nightthat the Russian forces managed to enter the steel factory, where ‘Violent and bloody combat’ were in progress. “For two days the enemy managed to enter the factory premises, Did he say. I am proud of my soldier who makes superhuman efforts to resist the enemy’s attack. I am grateful to the whole world for the tremendous support given to the Mariupol garrison. Our soldiers deserve it.”he adds.

Azovstal, a huge steel complex interspersed with underground networks, is the last pocket of resistance of Ukrainian fighters against the Russian army that has besieged this strategic port since the beginning of March. The surrender of its defenders, or its capture by the Russian armed forces, would be an important victory for Moscow.

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