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#mariupol

# mariupol - Wednesday 8 June, 2022

Ukraine says key city in Donbas region now largely under Russian control
# Severodonetsk
# Severodonetsk

Ukraine says key city in Donbas region now largely under Russian control

Updated Jun 8th 2022, 11:05 PM 33,241 Views 15 Comments

The strategic city has become the focus of Russia’s offensive as it seeks to seize an eastern swathe of Ukraine.

# mariupol - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Russia says 1,730 Mariupol fighters have surrendered as US grants $40 billion dollars to Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia says 1,730 Mariupol fighters have surrendered as US grants $40 billion dollars to Ukraine

Updated May 19th 2022, 10:40 AM 30,267 Views 8 Comments
  • The Russian military says that a total of 1,730 Ukrainian fighters who were making a last stand in Mariupol have surrendered.
  • The Red Cross said that registrations of Ukrainian prisoners of war began on Tuesday under an agreement between Russia and Ukraine.
  • US President Joe Biden backed Finland and Sweden's Nato membership bids after meeting the countries' leaders in Washington.

# mariupol - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Russian soldier pleads guilty at Kyiv war crimes trial as world leaders consider tribunal
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian soldier pleads guilty at Kyiv war crimes trial as world leaders consider tribunal

Updated May 18th 2022, 6:47 PM 58,898 Views 33 Comments

Meanwhile, Ukrainian fighters extracted from the last bastion of resistance in Mariupol have been taken to a former penal colony in enemy-controlled territory.

# mariupol - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Russia says hundreds of Ukrainians surrender at Azovstal steel plant
# Mariupol
# Mariupol

Russia says hundreds of Ukrainians surrender at Azovstal steel plant

Updated May 17th 2022, 7:04 PM 45,118 Views 43 Comments

Ukraine’s defence ministry confirmed the soldiers had left Azovstal, expressing hope for an “exchange procedure.”

# mariupol - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Russia continues assault on east Ukraine as Finland moves towards joining Nato
# NATO
# NATO

Russia continues assault on east Ukraine as Finland moves towards joining Nato

Updated May 12th 2022, 10:42 PM 46,580 Views 34 Comments
  • Kyiv is preparing for its first war crimes trial of a captured Russian soldier.
  • Gazprom announced it would stop supplying gas via the Polish part of the Yamal-Europe pipeline.
  • Finland's president and prime minister have said they are in favour of applying for Nato membership.

# mariupol - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

One killed after Russia fires hypersonic missiles at Odesa as ’44 civilians found dead in Izyum’
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

One killed after Russia fires hypersonic missiles at Odesa as ’44 civilians found dead in Izyum’

Updated May 10th 2022, 1:45 PM 35,050 Views 25 Comments
  • The Ukrainian military said Russian forces fired seven missiles from the air at Odessa, hitting a shopping centre and a warehouse.
  • Ukrainian officials said around 100 civilians remain trapped at a steel plant in Mariupol despite earlier reports that all had been evacuated.
  • US President Joe Biden signed a new bill to expedite more weapons to the country.

# mariupol - Monday 9 May, 2022

EU's Charles Michel forced to take cover during strike in Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

EU's Charles Michel forced to take cover during strike in Ukraine

Updated May 9th 2022, 3:45 PM 54,031 Views 59 Comments

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has said that his country would not allow Russia to appropriate victory in World War II.

# mariupol - Sunday 8 May, 2022

60 feared dead after school bombed in east Ukraine as Mariupol braces for renewed offensive
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

60 feared dead after school bombed in east Ukraine as Mariupol braces for renewed offensive

Updated May 8th 2022, 12:08 PM 14,610 Views 22 Comments

Russian forces may be seeking to hand President Vladimir Putin a critical win ahead of the country’s victory day tomorrow.

# mariupol - Saturday 7 May, 2022

Russia steps up Ukraine assaults ahead of Victory Day parades
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia steps up Ukraine assaults ahead of Victory Day parades

Updated May 7th 2022, 7:45 PM 27,801 Views 35 Comments

Fighting continues on many fronts, and Ukraine’s defence ministry said it had destroyed another Russian vessel in the Black Sea.

# mariupol - Friday 6 May, 2022

‘We’re so sorry’: Mariupol steel plant evacuees feel relief and grief
# Siege Of Mariupol
# Siege Of Mariupol

‘We’re so sorry’: Mariupol steel plant evacuees feel relief and grief

May 6th 2022, 10:53 PM 30,856 Views 4 Comments

Survivors have described for the Associated Press their two months at the centre of hell, and their escape.

UN sends new Mariupol convoy to rescue civilians from 'bleak hell'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

UN sends new Mariupol convoy to rescue civilians from 'bleak hell'

May 6th 2022, 7:08 AM 7,620 Views 11 Comments

Ten weeks into the war, Russia has focused its efforts on Ukraine’s east and south.

# mariupol - Thursday 5 May, 2022

Ukraine Forces have contradicted Kremlin claims that humanitarian corridors at Mariupol are 'functioning'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine Forces have contradicted Kremlin claims that humanitarian corridors at Mariupol are 'functioning'

Updated May 5th 2022, 3:35 PM 26,069 Views 57 Comments

Russia’s defence ministry announced a daytime ceasefire for three days beginning today to evacuate civilians from the plant.

# mariupol - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

Evidence points to 600 dead in Mariupol theatre airstrike – double the previous estimate
# War Crime Probe
# War Crime Probe

Evidence points to 600 dead in Mariupol theatre airstrike – double the previous estimate

May 4th 2022, 6:49 PM 11,713 Views 6 Comments

The Ukrainian Government estimated early on that around 300 people died and has since opened a war crimes investigation.

Russian forces press Ukraine offensive as further evacuations from Mariupol to take place
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian forces press Ukraine offensive as further evacuations from Mariupol to take place

May 4th 2022, 7:12 AM 8,580 Views 3 Comments

Local authorities said 21 civilians were killed and another 28 wounded in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region yesterday.

# mariupol - Tuesday 3 May, 2022

More than 100 civilians brought to safety out of Mariupol as Russia strikes factory in Donetsk
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

More than 100 civilians brought to safety out of Mariupol as Russia strikes factory in Donetsk

Updated May 3rd 2022, 10:49 PM 59,347 Views 62 Comments

The UK and EU are moving to give more support to Ukraine and further sanction Russia respectively.

# mariupol - Monday 2 May, 2022

Russia plans to 'annex' Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions, US official says
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia plans to 'annex' Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions, US official says

Updated May 2nd 2022, 7:55 PM 57,454 Views 20 Comments

The evacuation of Mariupol was delayed today amid heavy fighting in Ukraine’s east.

# mariupol - Sunday 1 May, 2022

Russian defence ministry says 80 Mariupol civilians have been handed over to UN or Red Cross
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian defence ministry says 80 Mariupol civilians have been handed over to UN or Red Cross

May 1st 2022, 7:30 PM 40,240 Views 20 Comments

Earlier efforts at evacuations from the plant, the last site in the city still held by Ukrainian soldiers, had failed.

# mariupol - Friday 29 April, 2022

Mayor of besieged Mariupol describes ‘dire’ conditions at steel mill
# Mariupol
# Mariupol

Mayor of besieged Mariupol describes ‘dire’ conditions at steel mill

Apr 29th 2022, 7:50 PM 14,949 Views 0 Comments

The mill is the last site in the city still held by Ukrainian soldiers who are encircled by Russian troops.

# mariupol - Monday 25 April, 2022

Five people killed and 18 injured in strikes on central Ukrainian railway stations
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Five people killed and 18 injured in strikes on central Ukrainian railway stations

Updated Apr 25th 2022, 9:47 PM 45,024 Views 69 Comments

There have been several Russian attacks against Ukrainian rail and fuel facilities.

# mariupol - Sunday 24 April, 2022

Top US officials to visit Kyiv as Orthodox Easter marked by war
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Top US officials to visit Kyiv as Orthodox Easter marked by war

Updated Apr 24th 2022, 3:20 PM 22,999 Views 58 Comments

The trip by Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin comes as the war enters its third month.

# mariupol - Friday 22 April, 2022

New images reveal possible mass graves near Mariupol as Zelenskyy says city 'continues to resist'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

New images reveal possible mass graves near Mariupol as Zelenskyy says city 'continues to resist'

Apr 22nd 2022, 7:12 AM 23,812 Views 23 Comments

Russia says it has “liberated” the city, with just a few thousand Ukrainian soldiers left in the Azovstal plant complex.

# mariupol - Thursday 21 April, 2022

As it happened: Satellite image shows mass grave near Mariupol as Putin orders blockade of city's steel plant
Live Apr 21st 2022, 7:10 PM

As it happened: Satellite image shows mass grave near Mariupol as Putin orders blockade of city's steel plant

  • Russia's defence minister said it controls all of Mariupol except the Azovstal plant.
  • The prime ministers of Spain and Denmark have arrived on a visit to Kyiv.
  • Ukraine said nine bodies have been found outside Kyiv, some with signs of torture.

# mariupol - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

Ukraine receives missiles from Norway amid warning Mariupol defenders are facing 'last days'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine receives missiles from Norway amid warning Mariupol defenders are facing 'last days'

Updated Apr 20th 2022, 10:45 AM 40,407 Views 64 Comments

Commander Serhiy Volyna said his marines are “maybe facing our last days, if not hours”.

# mariupol - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

Russian forces attacking along broad east front, Ukraine says
# Battle For The Donbas
# Battle For The Donbas

Russian forces attacking along broad east front, Ukraine says

Updated Apr 19th 2022, 7:55 PM 55,970 Views 29 Comments

Volodymyr Zelenskyy vowed that his forces will “fight” and “defend ourselves” in a bullish video address.

# mariupol - Monday 18 April, 2022

'Powerful' strikes on Lviv kill seven people as Russia tries to seize full control of Mariupol
# Mariupol
# Mariupol

'Powerful' strikes on Lviv kill seven people as Russia tries to seize full control of Mariupol

Updated Apr 18th 2022, 12:57 PM 33,295 Views 26 Comments

Ukraine has pledged to fight on and defend the port city.

# mariupol - Sunday 17 April, 2022

Strikes leave five dead in Kharkiv, as Russian ultimatum to Mariupol ends
# Mariupol
# Mariupol

Strikes leave five dead in Kharkiv, as Russian ultimatum to Mariupol ends

Updated Apr 17th 2022, 2:10 PM 54,724 Views 67 Comments

Zelenskyy has warned that peace talks with Moscow will be scrapped if the last Ukrainian troops in Mariupol are killed.

# mariupol - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

Joe Biden accuses Putin's forces of 'genocide' in Ukraine for the first time
# Mariupol
# Mariupol

Joe Biden accuses Putin's forces of 'genocide' in Ukraine for the first time

Apr 13th 2022, 7:20 AM 12,852 Views 80 Comments

“It’s become clearer and clearer that Putin is just trying to wipe out the idea of even being able to be a Ukrainian,” Joe Biden said.

# mariupol - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

Russia closes on Mariupol as US warns of chemical threat
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia closes on Mariupol as US warns of chemical threat

Apr 12th 2022, 9:42 PM 17,075 Views 24 Comments

Reports emerged yesterday from Ukraine’s Azov battalion that a Russian drone had dropped a “poisonous substance” in the area.

Explainer: How could it be determined that Russia used chemical weapons in Ukraine?
# Mariupol
# Mariupol

Explainer: How could it be determined that Russia used chemical weapons in Ukraine?

Apr 12th 2022, 6:30 PM 7,317 Views 2 Comments

There are unconfirmed reports that chemical weapons were used in the city of Mariupol.

# mariupol - Wednesday 23 March, 2022

'Hellscape' in Mariupol where 100,000 people are trapped as Kremlin denies invasion has stalled
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

'Hellscape' in Mariupol where 100,000 people are trapped as Kremlin denies invasion has stalled

Mar 23rd 2022, 7:03 AM 22,829 Views 12 Comments

Tens of thousands of residents have already fled the besieged southern port city.

# mariupol - Monday 21 March, 2022

‘The Russians were hunting us down’: Journalist’s account of fleeing Mariupol
# War Reporting
# War Reporting

‘The Russians were hunting us down’: Journalist’s account of fleeing Mariupol

Mar 21st 2022, 2:55 PM 37,835 Views 12 Comments

This is Associated Press video journalist Mstyslav Chernov’s account of the siege of Mariupol, as documented with photographer Evgeniy Maloletka.

# mariupol - Saturday 19 March, 2022

Russian strikes on Mariupol continue as forces face food supply issues
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian strikes on Mariupol continue as forces face food supply issues

Mar 19th 2022, 7:43 AM 26,317 Views 17 Comments

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy made a fresh appeal for talks with Moscow yesterday.

# mariupol - Thursday 17 March, 2022

One person killed after downed Russian rocket strikes Kyiv apartment block
# Air Strikes
# Air Strikes

One person killed after downed Russian rocket strikes Kyiv apartment block

Mar 17th 2022, 7:55 AM 10,833 Views 3 Comments

It comes as US President Joe Biden called Russian President Vladimir Putin a war criminal.

# mariupol - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Mariupol theatre sheltering hundreds of civilians hit by Russian air strike
# Mariupol
# Mariupol

Mariupol theatre sheltering hundreds of civilians hit by Russian air strike

Updated Mar 16th 2022, 8:35 PM 31,250 Views 31 Comments

Mariupol’s mayoral office said that the strike was carried out on purpose by Russia.

# mariupol - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

'Hundreds' will die within days if aid does not reach Mariupol, deputy mayor says
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

'Hundreds' will die within days if aid does not reach Mariupol, deputy mayor says

Mar 15th 2022, 3:06 PM 5,296 Views 5 Comments

The International Committee for the Red Cross told The Journal they are still not able to get food, water and medicine into the city.

# mariupol - Monday 14 March, 2022

Pregnant woman and baby die after Russian bombing of maternity ward
# Mariupol
# Mariupol

Pregnant woman and baby die after Russian bombing of maternity ward

Mar 14th 2022, 8:36 AM 35,114 Views 41 Comments

Images of injured pregnant women following shelling in Ukraine shocked the world last week.

# mariupol - Saturday 12 March, 2022

Russia says it could target Western arms supplies to Ukraine
# Russia
# Russia

Russia says it could target Western arms supplies to Ukraine

Updated Mar 12th 2022, 11:20 AM 42,455 Views 64 Comments

Earlier Ukraine’s foreign ministry said a mosque sheltering 80 civilians was shelled in Mariupol.

# mariupol - Thursday 10 March, 2022

Mariupol residents face food and gas shortages as EU calls attack on hospital a war crime
# Condemnation
# Condemnation

Mariupol residents face food and gas shortages as EU calls attack on hospital a war crime

Updated Mar 10th 2022, 8:23 PM 59,777 Views 49 Comments

Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney described the attack on the hospital as an “unspeakable act of cruelty”.

# mariupol - Wednesday 9 March, 2022

Russian airstrike on children's hospital injures 17, as Mariupol mayor reports 1,207 civilian deaths
# Mariupol
# Mariupol

Russian airstrike on children's hospital injures 17, as Mariupol mayor reports 1,207 civilian deaths

Updated Mar 9th 2022, 10:30 PM 54,789 Views 55 Comments

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called the strike an ‘atrocity’.

# mariupol - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

Ukrainian girl dies of dehydration under rubble of home, says Mariupol mayor
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukrainian girl dies of dehydration under rubble of home, says Mariupol mayor

Mar 8th 2022, 4:54 PM 9,130 Views 1 Comment

It is not known how long the girl, named only as Tanya, had been under the ruins of her home.

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