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May 5, 2022 2:58 amby The Kyiv Independent news desk

Russia’s Defense Ministry announced on May 4 that it will permit the evacuation of civilians from the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Moscow time on May 5, 6, and 7. No mention was made of Ukrainian military personnel also trapped in the plant and Ukrainian authorities have yet to respond to the announcement.

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