Like Mariupol, the public evacuation is set to continue Monday morning today
The evacuations are set to begin on Monday after the first operation to evacuate 100 civilians from the besieged Azovstale factory by Russian forces.
“On May 2, the departure from Mariupol will begin at 7:00 am (04:00 GMT). Collection location – ‘Port City’ shopping center,” Pavlo Grilenko, Donetsk regional governor, announced in a telegram on Sunday night. Monday.
Lavrov says Russia does not intend to end the May 9 war in Ukraine
Russia is not trying to end the war in Ukraine on May 9, which is celebrated as Victory Day, because analysts believe the conflict could end on that date, its foreign minister said.
In an interview with Italian television Mediaset on Sunday, he noted the surrender to the Nazi allies on Sunday, May 9, 1945, and stated that “our army will not artificially change its operations, including Victory Day.” Including the Soviet Union.
“The pace of action in Ukraine depends, above all, on the need to reduce potential risks to civilians and the Russian military,” he added.
Joe Biden’s visit to Ukraine ‘time only’
On CNN, Adam Schiff, chairman of the United States House Intelligence Committee, described US President Joe Biden’s visit as “a matter of time”.
“I think the president’s visit is something under consideration. It’s a question of how soon it will be possible,” he said.
Volodymyr Zelensky condemns the “war of destruction”
Evacuation of the Azovstall factory in MariupolVolodymyr Zhelensky announced this Sunday that a port under siege by the Russians in southeastern Ukraine had “begun” and that hundreds of civilians were heading towards the “controlled area of Ukraine.” At the video address broadcast on social networks.
However, the Ukrainian president recalled that the Russian offensive was continuing. “The choice of their targets proves once again that the war against Ukraine is a war of destruction”, condemned Volodymyr Zhelensky.
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