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externalPentagon: Most Russian forces leave Mariupol as fighting continues.

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May 6, 2022 6:00 amby The Kyiv Independent news desk

U.S. Defense Department officials said on May 5 that, as fighting continued in Mariupol and specifically surrounding the city’s Azovstal steel plant, most of the Russian troops stationed in the city left. Russian forces have reportedly moved north of Mariupol, leaving a small number equivalent of “a couple of battalion tactical groups” in the city.

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