Russia Says Last Azovstal Defenders Have Surrendered

21 May 2022 18:55 WIB

Service members of the Ukrainian armed forces, who surrendered at the besieged Azovstal steel mill in Mariupol in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict, sit in a bus upon their arrival under escort of the pro-Russian military in the settlement of Olenivka in the Donetsk region, Ukraine May 20, 2022. Russia's defence ministry on Friday (May 20) said the last group of Ukrainian forces holed up in Mariupol's Azovstal steel works had surrendered, marking an end to a weeks-long siege. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

21 Mei 2022 00:00 WIB

A bus carrying service members of the Ukrainian armed forces, who surrendered at the besieged Azovstal steel mill, drives under escort of the pro-Russian military in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict near Mariupol, Ukraine May 20, 2022. Russian defence ministry spokesman, Igor Konashenkov, said in a video statement that the steel works has been "completely released" following the blockade. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

21 Mei 2022 00:00 WIB

A bus carrying service members of the Ukrainian armed forces, who surrendered at the besieged Azovstal steel mill, is seen on the roadside under escort of the pro-Russian military in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict near Mariupol, Ukraine May 20, 2022. "The territory of the Azovstal metallurgical plant has been completely liberated," the ministry said in an additional statement. It said the group that had surrendered comprised 531 people. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

21 Mei 2022 00:00 WIB

A bus carrying service members of the Ukrainian armed forces, who surrendered at the besieged Azovstal steel mill, drives away under escort of the pro-Russian military in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict in Mariupol, Ukraine May 20, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

21 Mei 2022 00:00 WIB

Buses carrying service members of the Ukrainian armed forces, who surrendered at the besieged Azovstal steel mill, drive away under escort of the pro-Russian military in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict in Mariupol, Ukraine May 20, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

21 Mei 2022 00:00 WIB

Buses carrying service members of the Ukrainian armed forces, who surrendered at the besieged Azovstal steel mill, are seen on the roadside while driving under escort of the pro-Russian military in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict near Mariupol, Ukraine May 20, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

21 Mei 2022 00:00 WIB