Russian forces storming Azovstal steel plant in Ukraine’s Mariupol: Reports | World News

The deputy commander of the Azov Regiment, which is holed up in the Azovstal steel plant, confirmed that Russian forces have began to storm the plant.

Russian forces have began to storm the Azovstal steel plant, the final pocket of resistance, in Ukraine’s Mariupol, stated Ukrainian defenders on Tuesday.  The newest growth comes virtually two weeks after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered his army to not storm the plant, however somewhat block it off.

The deputy commander of the Azov Regiment, which is holed up in the Azovstal steel plant, confirmed information company AP that Russian forces have began to storm the plant. Some civilians have already escaped the plant over the weekend in an UN-assisted evacuation effort.

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