Defense positions are occupied by the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Mariupol. Residents of the city are asked not to leave their homes.
According to “The country”, today Mariupol is under the control of Ukraine. However, fighting continues near Volnovakha, and a resident of Donetsk, who was driving a car to the DPR-controlled village of Razdolnoe today, almost came under fire.
The villages closest to Mariupol are already a scorched field. There is no communication with the inhabitants of the village of Styla, located in the war zone. A resident from the private sector reported that the Ukrainian military was taking up defensive positions on the outskirts of the city, preparing to meet the Russian army. He says the military is asking residents not to go outside unless absolutely necessary.
We previously reported that civilians Mariupol is in shock. A large number of Greeks live in the city. Most of the local residents were calmly going to work yesterday morning, not expecting that the war would reach their homes. But by evening, heavy shelling left no room for hope. A Sky News correspondent reports that hundreds of explosions took place in the area, earlier it was said about civilian casualties.
According to Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, Greek evacuation plan is being implemented, crisis management units have been activated. Addressing the Greeks who are still in Ukraine, the Foreign Minister urged them to be in constant contact with the Greek diplomatic authorities and avoid unnecessary travel.