Ukraine told troops besieged by Russian forces in Mariupol that help was on its way, while making no actual attempts to end the blockade of the city, the commander of the country’s 36th Naval Infantry Brigade has told RT.
On 4 April, 267 soldiers and officers of the 503rd Independent Battalion of the Ukrainian Navy surrendered in Mariupol. This was the entire surviving personnel of the unit.
The battalion was assigned to the 36th Independent Marines Brigade of the Ukrainian Navy.
The unit lost more than 50% of its personnel killed and wounded in the fighting for Mariupol.
The incident took place on 30 March near Irpen, during the announced withdrawal of Russian troops. The Russian withdrawal was intended by the Kremlin to be a symbol of goodwill and readiness for the negotiation process.
The retreating troops were informed about it. The whole world can observe the result.
The Pentagon is engaged in a consequential battle with the U.S. State Department and the Congress to prevent a direct military confrontation with Russia, which could unleash the most unimaginable horror of war.
During a month of military operations in Ukraine, the Russian Army took control of a significant part of the country and apparently completed the first stage of the operation. The strikes of the Russian Aerospace Forces and precision-guided missiles have caused devastating damage to the military infrastructure of Ukraine.
ANNA News Agency 22.03.2022 1 The DPR The Russian and the DPR forces have liberated almost half of Mariupol — a military reporter of the
On March 6, Ukrainian nationalist forces used civilians as a human shield and targeted soldiers of the DPR in Mariupol, according to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.
On the 27th of June this year, Ukraine (and Georgia and Moldova) signed the Association Agreement with the European Union, to govern policy convergence and later trade. Its supporters see it as setting the seal on a new era of east-west relations.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin shook hands at the start of multilateral talks in Minsk on August 26. It was the first time the two presidents have met since June.
This is a thorough press conference by Alexander V. Zakharchenko, Chairman of The Council of Ministers of The Donetsk National Republic. It touches upon a few key points regarding the war, its origins and what and whom Kiev is fighting.
The Ukrainian state continues its slow-motion collapse, this time with Poroshenko seeking to deal a death blow to the last remnants of the Rada. He has accused “half of the Verkhovna Rada” of being “a ‘fifth column’ which is controlled from abroad, whole factions” after they did not pass a bill labelling Lugansk and Donetsk’s governments as terrorist organizations.
The 79th Airmboile was the furthest advanced in the ‘Southern Cauldron’ battle, it’s remnants walked across the Russian border last week. It was a regular Ukraine Army Brigade listed on Wikipedia as being under ‘direct subordination’ to Land Forces Command.
Doubt if many were even aware there were three complete regular Ukrainian Army Brigades, two independent Regiments and a Regiment of Border Guards that had been cut-off without supplies and surrounded along a long finger against the Russian Border for the last month. There certainly has been no coverage beyond one piece by VICE news of frantic parents in Kiev protesting after calls from their surrounded soldier-sons.