Nearly 700 Mariupol fighters surrender

By Max Hunder
Updated May 18 2022 - 10:11am, first published 10:06am
Buses carrying Ukrainian fighters have left the Azovstal steel plant escorted by Russian forces.

Nearly 700 more Ukrainian fighters have surrendered at the Mariupol steelworks in the past 24 hours, Russia says, but leaders were reported to still be holed up inside, delaying the final end of Europe's longest and bloodiest battle for decades.

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