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Russia’s Defense Ministry has announced a ceasefire around the giant fortress-like Azovstal steelworks in Ukraine’s port city of Mariupol to allow a civilian evacuation from the flashpoint industrial area, almost a week after Moscow said it had fully seized the city.
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A Ukrainian serviceman said that the Azov nationalists were hiding under the shops of the plant in Soviet bunkers at a depth of up to two floors.
It is too early to talk about the prospects for the revival of the Azovstal plant. But this metallurgical Phoenix was already rising from the ruins after the end of the Nazi occupation of Mariupol.
The DPR and Russian forces have taken control of the Mariupol seaport and the Ilyich plant. The crews of foreign ships that were blocked by Ukrainian nationalists are completely evacuated from the seaport. In the Left-Bank district of Mariupol, fighting continues, but almost everything except the 6th microdistrict, is under Russian control.
The Russian Defense Ministry has called on the remaining Ukrainian forces, besieged at a steel plant in Mariupol, to lay down their arms, offering guarantees of life and safety, if they accept the proposal and halt all hostilities starting Sunday morning.