Ukrainian soldiers of the besieged city of Mariupol will fight to the end against Russian forces, Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has revealed.
Russia’s military says it controls almost all of Mariupol, while Ukraine’s Azov Battalion is still holding out in Azovstal, a huge steelworks overlooking the Azov Sea.
The port city has not fallen despite an ultimatum from Russia’s military to the remaining Ukrainian fighters to give up, he said.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has stated that Ukrainian soldiers in the besieged city of Mariupol will fight to the death against Russian forces.
The Russian military claims to have taken control of practically all of Mariupol, while the Azov Battalion of Ukraine continues to hold out in Azovstal, a massive steelworks overlooking the Azov Sea.
Despite a Russian military ultimatum to the last Ukrainian fighters to surrender, the port city has not surrendered, he added.