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Russia 'takes full control' of Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol

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Saturday, 21 May, 2022, 10:06
Russia 'takes full control' of Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol

The Russian Defense Ministry has said it fully controls the territory of the Azovstal steel plant in the southern Ukrainian city of Mariupol.

According to the ministry, the last group of 531 Ukrainian fighters have now surrendered. Since May 16, a total of 2,439 Ukrainian soldiers have laid down their arms, Russia says.