Russia reveals number of Azovstal captives


Around 960 Ukrainian troops from the Mariupol stronghold have surrendered since Monday, the Russian Defense Ministry claims.

A total of 959 Ukrainian troops previously holed up in a steel plant in Mariupol have surrendered this week, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a Wednesday morning briefing. Kiev expects them to be exchanged, while prosecutors in Russia are looking at the possibility of bringing many to trial.

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