The important southeast city of Mariupol has now been completely taken over by Russian forces, according to its mayor, after weeks of siege and intense bombardment and fighting. Mayor Vadym Boichenko announced Monday that his city is “in the hands of the occupiers”.
“Not everything is in our power,” he said in a live television interview. “Unfortunately, we are in the hands of hands of the occupiers today.” He then called for a total evacuation of all remaining Ukrainians from the city, which before the invasion was at 400,000 – but which some estimates now put at possibly just over 150,000 remaining.
“According to our estimates, about 160,000 people are in the besieged city of Mariupol today, where it is impossible to live because there is no water, no electricity, no heat, no connection,” Boichenko said. “And it’s really scary…”
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