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externalRussian media claim all Ukrainian defenders left Azovstal in Mariupol.

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by The Kyiv Independent news deskMay 21, 2022 12:23 am

According to the Kremlin-controlled media, Russia’s Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu told Russian President Vladimir Putin that Azovstal and the entire city of Mariupol was under Russian control. In total, 2,439 Ukrainian defenders have been evacuated from the plant since May 16, Russia’s Defense Ministry claimed. Ukraine hasn't confirmed this.

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