Russia says Mariupol cleared of Ukrainian forces

Russia says Mariupol cleared of Ukrainian forces
# 16 April 2022 21:45 (UTC +04:00)

The Russian defense ministry on Saturday said it had cleared the entire urban area of Mariupol of Ukrainian forces and had blockaded a few fighters in the Azovstal steelworks, APA reports citing RIA news agency.

Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said that as of April 16, Ukrainian forces in the besieged port city had lost more than 4,000 people.

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