Mariupol remains the hottest spot in the Donetsk region. The city is destroyed and blocked by Russian invaders. They mock the locals, step up filtering measures and implement an information blockade.
TSN.ua collected everything that happened in Mariupol over the past day, May 3.
- Invaders do not let Mariupol residents out of filtration camps for two weeks
Men from Mirny and Volonterovka districts have been in filtration camps for more than two weeks. The living conditions there are “inhuman”. This was announced by the adviser to the mayor of Mariupol Petr Andryushchenko. According to him, the residents of Mariupol have already “passed the filter”. However, the occupiers of the terrorist country still do not give them the opportunity to leave the camp.
- Zelensky commented on the evacuation from Mariupol and plans to extend it
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said that the evacuation of 156 people from Mariupol, who arrived in Zaporozhye on May 3, required many efforts, long negotiations and various mediations. The plans are to evacuate the rest of the Ukrainians from Mariupol, both civilian and military. Zelensky said that he would continue to do everything “to get all our people from Mariupol and Azovstal.”
- Assault on “Azovstal” in Mariupol: a video of the attack of Russian invaders appeared
Adviser to the mayor of Mariupol, Petr Andryushchenko, published a video recording of the storming of the Azovstal plant by Russian invaders on May 3. He noted that it is known for sure about the death of at least one Russian occupier.
- Hundreds more people hiding in Azovstal cellars – city council
Several hundred more people remain on the territory of the Azovstal plant in Mariupol. In total, 156 Mariupol residents were evacuated from there. This was reported in the Mariupol City Council.
- Russians demand to exchange civilian Ukrainians for their military
The Russians demand to exchange Ukrainian captured civilians for their military. Among Ukrainians, there are still women in captivity, as well as heads of cities and communities. Despite this, Deputy Prime Minister – Minister for the Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine Iryna Vereshchuk said that such a step is illegal.
- Arestovich about the arrival of the Kremlin propagandist Solovyov in Mariupol
Kremlin propagandist Vladimir Solovyov is in Mariupol surrounded by Russian invaders. Solovyov published a photo with the leader of the “DPR” militants Denis Pushilin near the Ilyich Iron and Steel Works. In the photograph, the Kremlin mouthpiece poses in military uniform, wearing a helmet and body armor without inscriptions that would indicate his attitude towards the press.
“In Russia, they have already begun to sell the victory, which is good,” said Aleksey Arestovich, adviser to the head of the President’s Office.
- Rescued from “Azovstal” tell how they survived in the dungeon
156 Mariupol residents who were able to leave Azovstal arrived in Zaporozhye. The evacuation convoy was expected here the day before, but due to the obstacles that the Russians had, people managed to escape to the territory controlled by Ukraine only on May 3.
We actually spent 60 days underground, because only there, in deep bunkers, it was possible to escape from Russian bombs. “The military helped us, they brought food. If they didn’t bring us, we would be gone,” the survivors say .
- Not from weapons: a military expert said what the deblockade of Mariupol depends on
Military expert Oleg Zhdanov expressed the opinion that the supply of weapons to Ukraine by the West is, of course, very important, but does not affect the situation in Mariupol. The deblockade of the city will depend on how successfully the Ukrainian military will hold out in Donbas. The expert also noted that if you go for a breakthrough or de-blockade of Mariupol, then from the southern part of the JFO zone
- Patrolman Danilo Safonov died in Mariupol on the territory of Azovstal
Patrolman Danilo Safonov died on the territory of the Azovstal plant in Mariupol. The man has been defending the city since the first day of the war between Russia and Ukraine. The policeman died on May 2 at 11 o’clock in the afternoon on the territory of the Azovstal plant. Together with the guy, two more of his brothers died, who together carried out a combat mission – they came under mortar fire.
- The occupiers continue the brutal assault on Azovstal in Mariupol: Azov recorded an urgent appeal
As of 16:00, April 3, a powerful assault on the territory of the Azovstal plant by Russia continued with the support of armored vehicles, tanks, with attempts to land troops using boats and a large number of infantry. The urgent appeal was written down by the deputy commander of the Azov regiment, captain Svyatoslav Palamar. He called for the immediate evacuation of the civilian population, which is still on the territory of the plant.
Recall that registration of private housing has begun in Mariupol in order to “legalize” the appropriation of property by Russian occupiers.