Monday May 23, 2022

Weary evacuees from Mariupol complete 12-hour journey to escape Russian siege

A convoy of vehicles carrying evacuees from Mariupol and Melitopol in southern Ukraine arrived in Zaporizhzhia late on Friday, escaping hardships that began with a barrage of attacks in the early days of Russia’s five-week-old invasion. Some of the passengers had to stand throughout the 12-hour journey, via the Russian-controlled port of Berdyansk, due to the high number […]

Around 300 Killed In Russian Airstrike On Mariupol Theater, Says Ukraine

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — About 300 people died in a Russian airstrike last week on a theater being used as a bomb shelter in the besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol, the city’s government said Friday, citing eyewitnesses. When the theater was struck March 16, an enormous inscription reading “CHILDREN” was posted outside in Russian, intended […]

As last courageous journalists leave Mariupol, a fading spotlight on war crimes

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Two Associated Press staffers were the last western journalists in Mariupol, and, they write, “the Russians were hunting us down. They had a list of names, including ours, and they were closing in.” It is a harrowing tale that dramatizes not just the bravery of these and […]

Mariupol says Russia forcefully deported thousands

The city council of Ukraine’s Mariupol said Russian forces forcefully deported several thousand people from the besieged city last week, after Russia had spoken of “refugees” arriving from the strategic port. “Over the past week, several thousand Mariupol residents were deported onto the Russian territory,” the council said in a statement on its Telegram channel […]

Russia-Ukraine: Mariupol buries dead in mass grave

MARIUPOL, UKRAINE — Under steady Russian bombardment, workers in Ukraine’s besieged southern port city of Mariupol are hastily and unceremoniously burying scores of dead Ukrainian civilians and soldiers in a mass grave. With morgues overflowing and more corpses uncollected in homes, city officials decided they could not wait to hold individual burials. A deep trench […]

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