Russia says nearly 1,000 Ukrainians have surrendered at Azovstal steel plant

Former Russian colonel, Mikhail Khodarenok, appeared on Russian state TV and gave rare public criticism on the conduct of Russia's military operations in Ukraine

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5/18/2022 1:48:00 PM

Former Russian colonel, Mikhail Khodarenok, appeared on Russian state TV and gave rare public criticism on the conduct of Russia's military operations in Ukraine

The evacuation mission at the Azovstol steel plant in Mariupol continues, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said. It follows the end of Ukrainian forces' 'combat mission' at the complex. Follow here for live news updates.

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What courage! A rare commodity in Putin World: The Truth. Former Russian General is going to commit suicide with 2 gunshots to the back of the head... The beat goes on and on and on. What a freaking mess. Mankind at its worst. Wow…. KingRed1989 Wow, he was allowed to speak the truth? What’s Putin playing at? Is the Russian media pretending they were told lies by Russian Generals about the war and genocide? Weren’t they discussing a nuclear strike?

In fact, he has emigrated to Europe or the United States, otherwise he would have absolutely no courage to speak out against Putin's regime! Ukrainians and Zelensky should understand that they are in war to the satisfaction of the west and the USA. Better to have understanding with Russia and go for peaceful solution. Nowhere the USA won their waged wars. Russia never fails in its efforts. Think of ending war good

EndNigeriaNowToSaveLives FreeMaziNnamdiKanuNow Russians are slowly preparing their people and the world for Putin's resignation, or they are calling a bluff, before making some surprise attack.

Ukrainian troops evacuate from Mariupol, ceding control to RussiaUkraine's military said on Tuesday it was working to evacuate all remaining troops from their last stronghold in the besieged port of Mariupol, ceding control of the city to Russia after months of bombardment. Call it what it is. They surrendered. That's not dishonoring them. They gave their all. I just hope they survive the POW camps. They surrender into Russian Custody and they probably wont ever get to see their home again but God be damned, those are the most heroic people I have ever seen and I hope History books teach of their legends for generations. Surrender


Russian Directors Confront Fleeing Putin’s War and Defy Calls for Russia Film BoycottAs the war in Ukraine approaches a grim, three-month mile marker, and the Russian military continues its relentless onslaught, the harsh crackdown on domestic opposition by the Putin regime has lef… postcardjunky Strange that your article complete ignores the fact that the festival also banned ALL Russian media and attendees, not just government delegates, but ANYONE from Russia even those anti-war/Putin. This is painting only half a picture of Cannes' xenophobia this year.

Russia says 265 Azov fighters surrender at Azovstal plantRussia said Tuesday that 265 Ukrainian fighters of the Azov Battalion surrendered at the besieged Azovstal plant, and more than 50 were in need of urgent medical attention.

In Ukraine and internationally, scenario darkens for RussiaKYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Europe pushed to toughen its response Monday to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, with Sweden joining Finland in deciding to seek NATO membership and Europe an Union off…

McDonald's joins companies exiting Russia over 'war' in UkraineThe fast-food giant's decision is part of an exodus of foreign corporations including H&M, Starbucks and Ikea in reaction to Russia's incursion in Ukraine in February. Now Russians will be more healthy than Americans. 🤣🤣🤣 'Incursion' ?! You mean 'attack'/'invasion' of a sovereign country & its neighbor? oryxspioenkop Note the use of incursion in the tweet and ‘war’ in the heading of the article. Really, TRT?

McDonald's Russia: Fast food chain leaving country altogether amid Ukraine warThe burger chain will sell its Russia business, saying the 'humanitarian crisis caused by the war in Ukraine, and the precipitating unpredictable operating environment, have led McDonald's to conclude that continued ownership of the business in Russia is no longer tenable, nor is it consistent with McDonald's values.' A great way to get rid of unhealthy foods. Hopefully the US is next!